For ten years of Sunday mornings, readers of Jacquelyn Mitchard's newspaper column, "The Rest of Us", have been calling their mothers, boyfriends, and sisters to say. "See? That's exactly what I meant!" Now syndicated in newspapers nationwide, Mitchard's clear-eyed takes on everyday life in process are described over and over as "a letter from home", and "the kind of story you keep under your pillow". In this collection, readers can share the exuberant wisdom of this woman writer who has seen it all.