When her grandmother’s osteoarthritis degenerated into its painful latter stages, Janelle Brown’s family called upon her with an unexpected task – to make pot brownies for the ailing matriarch.
She shares with us her journey – how the clandestine process of creating the perfect recipe brought new levels of closeness with her grandmother and brought the family together in a time of crisis.
Janelle Brown is a freelance journalist, essayist, and author. Her writing appears regularly in Vogue, the New York TImes, Wired, Self, the Los Angeles Times, and numerous other publications. You can read Janelle’s article “Granny Takes a Trip” from Vogue magazine on her website.
She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, filmmaker Greg Harrison, and their very spoiled dog, Guster.