Mom turns 85 but can’t remember

How sad that my mom has been lucky enough to live this long but can’t remember a thing. She doesn’t know how old she is or where she lives. She thinks I am her niece. She thinks my sister is her mother and my dad is her father. What good is it to live this long if your brain is dying? Every 69 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s. 5.4 million people have it and by 2025 6 million...

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Memories Made on Jet Blue and with WPLG interview

After 3 months in Florida, my mom and dad flew back to NY. My sister flew down to bring them back. Apparently mom couldn’t get out of her seat so the pilot came to help her which she loved! At 84 she is still a huge flirt! WPLG came to my house before they left and interviewed her, myself, taped us cooking and eating together. It all seemed perfectly normal except for the part when my...

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Lost Cuisine

How lucky I am that the recipes my mother prepared for my family are not lost. I feel such a sense of relief that I was able to finish my book while my mother and father are still alive and that I didn’t have to try figure out what ingredients went into them. In today’s Wall Street Journal, they published an article on lost cuisine and how cooks try to recreate family favorites....

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