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Mae McBroom Was as Epic as Her Pancakes

She ruled our kitchen with an industrial spoon

stack of pancakes on a plate
Photo by Gabriel Gurrola on Unsplash

As I wander through my memories, I realize that not knowing any of my grandmothers wasn’t such a misfortune. Fate gave me someone better: Mae McBroom. She was the live-in cook that came with the house and my father’s new job at the university.

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Margie Pearl

Margie Pearl

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Tell me a story! Author, storyteller, seamstress, knitter, gardener. Middle-Pause: Editor, podcaster on STOMP! with Debbie Walker. margie@margiepearl.com