Still Life with T’ai Chi & Onions
By Fran Snyder
We had to clean the kitchen in the old way of my grandmother before Passover -- everything out, scrub, everything but the forbidden back in. In this case, my daughter and her husband are coming for the summer. She has severe food allergies, and we needed to atone for all her forbidden foods that we’ve eaten since last they came. Besides, it was time to clean the kitchen -- a brutal and sweaty job.