I’m Not the Grandmother My Grandmother Was

But I sort of wish I could have been

Photo by Christian Bowen on Unsplash

My mother couldn’t stand to have me in the kitchen, even when I was older. I never could do anything to please her; if I did the dishes, I didn’t put them in the drainer right. She had no patience with me and did not teach me how to cook. I just got in her way, she said. I really had no interest in kitchen things and I didn’t seek…

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