Posts filed under ‘family’
Having it all isn’t about being a mom, or even a woman. It’s about unexpectedly being hit with a sense of longing so intense, with the voices in your head screaming that you’re on the wrong path, that it leaves you in tears at a cafe. What does it mean to you?
It shouldn’t take a tragedy to remind us that life is precious and sudden and that we probably take our loved ones for granted, but such is often the case and it certainly is now. My heart broke for Jennifer Perillo when she lost her husband, so I made a pie with mine to offer my love and in celebration of Mikey’s life.
With apologies to my mother and grandmother, this is the best banana bread I have ever eaten. And it’s probably the best you’ve eaten, too. You’re welcome.
In the last few weeks, I’ve somehow been more able than usual to grasp the art of letting go. The result was a dinner party full of ugly food and beautiful moments.