Amidst the often busy lives we lead, it’s amazing how something as simple as bunches of bananas, stacked atop each other at the supermarket, can cause you to pause and think back about a loved one who is now gone.

“Twenty months after her death, here I am frozen in momentary grief in front of the banana stand. We didn’t agree on bananas. I preferred them firm and still tinged with green, she agreed with Chiquita Banana’s recommendation from a jingle she occasionally sang to my brothers and me at the breakfast table.”

Read more of this very touching article by Mary Novaria here.

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