My late MIL
Last night, I was at my BIL's place as his son is getting married today. After the buffet dinner, all the brothers and sisters gathered together and they were talking history.
My BIL (my husband's brother) has 7 sisters and 3 brothers. They were talking about their mum who had passed away for quite some time.
My 7th SIL said that her mum favored the 5th sister, and the last brother. The last brother would be given the drumstick while the 5th sister would be given chicken wings.
She herself would be given chicken neck and feet. Her father would be given the breast.
The 3rd sister said that her mum would beat her and she felt that she was being abused. At times she even felt like committing suicide.
After hearing all these, I told them that to me their mum was my best MIL. She would prepare half-boiled eggs for me even though I didn't quite like it. She would also keep some food for me as I used to come back late in the evening after school. Otherwise, the workers would finish all those dishes.
To me, my MIL was a charming loving person. I love to go marketing with her and even helped her in the kitchen. I actually learned cooking from her.
I missed her. How I wish she's still alive..