“Grief is just love with no place to go.”Read More
If you're an Elvis fan, no explanation is necessary; If you're not an Elvis fan, no explanation is possible.
-George KleinRead More
I am lucky, I know. I’m in my mid-forties and I have a healthy mother who turned seventy years young today. I’ve been hanging out with this lady since she was twenty-five years old. Just as a mother watches her daughter grow from a child into a woman, I, too, have seen my mother grow, evolve and change. She’s a woman that I continuously have to reacquaint myself with.Read More
One of my best childhood memories is making my Dad's favorite pie, Lemon Meringue. My mother would take out her Sunbeam Mixmaster, don her apron, and guide me step-by-step through the long process of making a pie. It came naturally for her. But why wouldn't it? She had all the ingredients: a house, a husband, two kids, and a dog. To me, those were the ingredients needed to be a domesticated woman. And once you had those elements and that title, well then anything from sewing to baking to juggling an entire household would come easily, naturally.Read More