Posts Tagged ‘dysfunctional family’

Today, I am thankful for: my Polish grandmother’s pierogi recipe. words. my family, even with all their angst-inducing nuttiness. my sense of humor, which helps me deal with the above-mentioned family. my friends, who also help me deal. my daughters and their exasperatingly, exhilaratingly different personalities. sprigs of rosemary fresh from my garden. the lovely […]


Dear Dad, You’re coming to visit today, and I’m equal parts happy and anxious. Your granddaughters, who get to enjoy your company for a few days each year, are giggling and giddy with anticipation. They’ve made a “Welcome Opa” sign, decided which board games you’re going to play and in what order, and have even […]