I Miss the Joy of My Mother's Cooking
My mother and I have had a tense relationship ever since I was a child, and there have been years without talking. Our problem is about betrayal: She didn’t protect me from her sexual predator husband, even though she knew, and I haven’t shut up about it, like she hoped.
Now we have no contact at all and it seems permanent. There are things I miss about my mother. She can be very funny, lively, interested and open-minded about people, and she asks direct questions. She is adventurous and she’s always curious, especially about food. Read more >