Dad's aunt Gwen, a legally-blind recluse who rarely left her room at the nursing home, was coming for Christmas dinner, likely her last holiday.
.....Dad escorted Gwen inside, giving us the look as she handed a basket to mom.
"These are goodies I saved from the Center. They're all made from scratch.* No ghastly preservatives!"
Links to more of this week's FF55s (works of fiction in 55 words)
are at Mr. KnowItAll, the G-Man.
*FROM SCRATCH (adverb)
Meaning: From the beginning
Context example: he baked the torte from scratch
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