After her husband’s death, Lisa Bain struggled to continue their loving, tree-decorating tradition—till a wonderful secret gift gave her strength.
“Who, me, fix a car, a BBQ grill, a clogged toilet?” When widowed, Lisa Bain confronted all this and more—and discovered a whole new level of self-sufficiency.
Was it a #MeToo moment? Writer Lisa Bain has a flashback of a long-forgotten incident and wonders how it impacted her—and why it stayed buried in her mind for so long
For 14 years, Lisa Bain has been protected, charmed, and consoled by her mutt Jake. As his life nears the end, she examines their special bond, which was deepened by tragedy.