Enjoying the simple pleasures together

Other Side of 50

 It’s been four months since my father passed. My first visit home since then is for his celebration of life.
There are almost 100 guests coming to an afternoon event in my mother’s backyard garden. My sisters, mother and I have been preparing for months.
It’s a Cape Cod-themed event, complete with mini lobster rolls. My parents spent their honeymoon on the Cape and 20 years of their retired life. It was “their place” that brought them tranquility and joy.
I came back home a few days early ...

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