Mother – She Will Never Again

My mother passed away in 2004 and lately I’m thinking about her constantly. It is like I’ve suddenly, just now, realized that she isn’t coming back.She will never again snap at me for not brushing my hair before coming into the restaurant....more

Memories of My Mom and the Ugly Green Sweater

Some days comfort can be found in the most unlikely places, a well-worn pair of jeans, a pint of Ben and Jerry's, a glass of wine, comfy pajamas at the end of a trying day. For my mom, it was an ugly green sweater that she donned each evening without fail before settling on the couch after a busy day of playing taxi driver, chef, and everything in between. If I close my eyes, I can see her sitting on the brown velour seventies couch in our living room wrapped in that ugly green sweater, relaxing with each passing minute as though cocooned in a blissful state of peace....more
@EmilyMittyCappo I'm sorry for you loss. I know what it' s like to lose a parent. Hang on to ...more

I continue to forge a new path, but it's a lonely process . . .

 I continue to forge a new path, but it's a lonely process . ....more
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