When I first became a widow, I was stuck in the wilderness of grief. All the old pathways were destroyed, the signposts were gone, the bridges to happiness had collapsed, and all the roads were dead-ends to nowhere. I had to re-draw the maps and recalibrate my guide to restoration. Recalibration is not an easy […]
Laurie Burrows Grad is a grief blogger, cookbook author, television chef, food journalist, and activist/fundraiser. She continues to be an active food writer and is currently the Editor-in-Chief for one of the top food sites on the web, www.epicurus.com, where she contributes regular features on travel and food. On August 1, 2015 Laurie’s husband Peter died suddenly. Overwhelmed by the loss of her husband she began blogging about grief on the Huffington Post Huffington Post Blog. Laurie’s many blogs have helped her deal with her grief and have also helped others, who have responded positively to her honest and raw emotions.
Twenty-four years ago, she created an annual, star-studded fundraising dinner, A Night at Sardi’s, and has been the event’s chairperson ever since, along with her husband Peter Grad, raising over 30 million dollars. Sardis Website
This site will chronicle Laurie’s journey through grief as well as inform you of other useful lifestyle and cooking tips that are part of her work.