Monthly Archives: January 2012

All About Food (Concluding Comments)

There are always things we don’t want to see or hear, but the more we try to avoid the complexity of the issue, the more confusing it will be. Most of us don’t cope well with things we don’t understand. … Continue reading

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All About Food (Part VI)

Story 6: Candle Light Dinner He missed her pretty face under the candle light. It embarrassed him that his hands were no longer steady enough to hand her a rose. They both missed eating out, but he would not forget … Continue reading

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All About Food (Part V)

Story 5: The Grocery Store The counselor told her to come up with a list of things she enjoyed doing. She was surprised that grocery shopping topped the list. It’s been getting harder, and sometimes she’s so busy taking care … Continue reading

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All about Food (Part IV)

Story 4: Meals on Wheels The lady had the tiniest hands in the world. When she wrapped them around his plum fingers to show her gratitude, he couldn’t help but find his heart sink. Everyone’s talking about aging in place … Continue reading

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All About Food (Part III)

Story 3: Congregate Meal Sites Every time he went there to collect data for his research, he wished he didn’t understand Korean. If it made them feel helpless to be offered food they didn’t like, it made him feel equally … Continue reading

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All About Food (Part II)

Story 2: The Soup Kitchen Frowning as her knife swept across the pastrami sandwich, she hesitated to hand it to him. These people always took what they were offered; most workers in the kitchen were too busy to ask. She … Continue reading

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All about Food (Part I)

What makes a story reach your heart? Growing up around my grandma’s kitchen, food is the key to my stomach as much as it is to my heart. Access to food and water is a basic human right, vital to … Continue reading

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