Judy Fong Bates came to Canada from China as a young child. She lives outside of Toronto with her husband on a farm where she is an avid gardener. The Year of Finding Memory, a family memoir, is her latest work.
Having lived for almost seven decades, death is not new to me. Each time someone I love dies, I am struck not just with overwhelming grief, but with the finality. The power of that finality staggers me every time. And . . .