Hotel Tolman

Grandma Tolman — Photo courtesy the family

I’ve spent the last week with my wife’s family in California. Normally, when we get together, it’s just to get together. But this time, it was to say goodbye. The family matriarch has passed.

Irene Tillman was a force of nature. Her kindness, her love, her passion, nothing could stop her; and few wanted to.

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Nathan J Bonassin

Nathan J Bonassin

A writer writing about writing, food, and life.