Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Ch 4 We are going to my mom’s for Thanksgiving and she keeps emailing about food

My mom: Does Primo like pumpkin pie?

Me: No.

Mom: Does he like apple pie?

Me: Yes.

Mom: Does he like blueberry pie?

Me: No.

Mom: Does he like cranberry sauce?

Me: No. If it ends in “erry” or has that “orange” flavor, he does not like it.

My mom is a fabulous hostess and she is concerned with her guests’ comfort. When I took a former boyfriend, John, who is a vegetarian, to my mom’s, she asked, “I made a pie that has lard in the crust. Will John be able to eat it?” That is how my mom is. She wants to be a gracious hostess and make her guests feel welcome in her home. Don’t all moms?

Yeah, you don’t have to answer that. We know.

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