Lemons and Resilience

Lemons are my personal symbol of resilience.

My first real house in California had an enormous lemon tree in the backyard. I made lemon bars, lemon curd, lemon meringue pie, lemonade. I added lemon to pasta sauce, soup, chilled water. We shared fruit with the neighbors, giving away grocery bags full of lemons. And we never ran out. We couldn’t out-give that tree.

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