The Lost Art of Family Dinners

When I was a child, we ate dinner together nearly every night. I did not necessarily love the whole ritual, especially when my mother made hamburger pie, covered with mashed potatoes, or when I was in trouble for one thing or another (which was a lot), but I can see from this angle that it […]

Happy Birthday, Madoline

Sometimes lately when I lean into the mirror to put on my mascara, I am startled to see my grandmother’s eyes looking back at me.  Today, she would have been 90.   Irises and lilacs, fresh from my garden.  xoxox, Grandma. The Lost Art of Family Dinners Dinner in Suburbia by Make Less NoiseWhen I was […]