An intertwining tale of love, laughter, heartbreak, and the roots of strong Southern women
Pauline Smith, a retired insurance processor, is comfortable in her habits and her home. She is a born worrier with strong opinions and believes in family taking care of family. When her mother is injured in a fall, Pauline and her sister Perk must move Mama from their childhood home in Roanoke, Virginia to an assisted living complex in Richmond, where they live. As she is confronted with her mother’s frail health, Pauline struggles to confront her own fear of death and the grief she’s harbored since her father died when she was a child.
Family Weave’s richly voiced characters tell of ordinary lives with extraordinary humor and tragedy, weaving us in and out of family history, showing us how not only to survive, but how to celebrate life.