Clean Your Plate

Reflections on childhood poverty and its imprint on adult eating habits.

I gave my toddler half of my dinner roll at dinner the other night. After briefly licking at the margarine, he chucked the whole thing down from his highchair onto the floor. My husband retrieved it and set it on the table. I picked the roll up, examined it for specks, and moved to eat it.

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Edie Meade

Edie Meade

A compassionate and opinionated human being. | Fiction author and visual artist in Central Appalachia. | Give my newsletter a try: https://bit.ly/2sZGM6n