Another personal favorite from November. A little light fare; a camembert and Chenin Blanc for a Friday afternoon.
When I was growing up in the 70s, there was a daily cartoon titled Love Is. Each little vignette featured a black and white drawing of two child-like figures, male and female, who for some reason, were always naked. Rounding out this pen and ink cuteness was a quotation, oozing sentiment. Love is…’living for each other’. Love is…’being able to say you’re sorry’ **. As a young girl, I thought they were the best thing ever.
This morning, I skidded across the kitchen floor in my socks through some Wheatabix that someone forgot to tell me they spilled. I bit my tongue before I could threaten to withhold Christmas presents and I had one of those “Eureka!” moments. This, I realized, this is what love is.
Love is…sitting through Alvin and the Chipmunks, the Squeakuel 35 times and laughing when your children expect you to laugh;
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