Small Things. Big Love.

By Kate Kole

A couple weeks ago, I had a “I’m super pregnant and all I want is a vegetarian sloppy joe” craving. I mentioned it to my mom on the phone and without pausing, she said, “I’ll go to the store in the morning and make them for dinner tomorrow night”. She came over with bags full the following afternoon and went to work in our kitchen.

That sandwich paired with kettle cooked potato chips was the best meal I’ve had in months. And it wasn’t just because she made what I’d so desperately been wanting, it was because of the way that she jumped at the opportunity to do something she knew would bring me joy.

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