While old Mother Hubbard is not there her cupboards get really bare — A post by Molly

While old Mother Hubbard is not there her cupboards get really bare — A post by Molly

It has been a long time since I've seen groceries in these parts. The sandwich bread's been gone so long, the bread basket up and walked away and now no one can find it. To be fair, the main grocery runner in my house, my Mom, has been in Florida for nearly a week. My [...]

Happy 75th birthday round one — the dance

The first celebration of my mother's 75th birthday began with a toast by her only son Mike and her oldest grandson Charlie. We'd gathered in Chicago's oldest restaurant for a family party perfectly orchestrated by her youngest, bossiest daughter Jenny, who has some experience producing live events. We ate delicious German food and watched Grandma [...]