Monthly Archives: December 2012

Grandma Smith

I went to see my 90-year-oldĀ grandmother today. How sweet you say? Well not exactly. I haven’t seen her in years. She is my (asshole) father’s mother and always made it her mission to let us know we were an embarrassment. … Continue reading

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Frozen…

Here I sit almost 5 months after walking away from my job as a teacher. All I really want to do is travel the world but realize that this isn’t really an option at the moment (though I keep applying … Continue reading

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He’s gone…

I notice a message on my phone asking me to call my ex-sister in-law. She tells me that my ex-husband and father of my child is dead. “What, How, Why”, I ask. She says he and his current wife were … Continue reading

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Nothing else matters…

“Mom, did you know that you are almost bald in the back of your head?”, I asked. She always manages to sit up in her hospital bed (which is situated right in the living room) as she hears me coming … Continue reading

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Her pain is my pain

My daughter found out today that she was not accepted into the Kolkuta, India summer service program offered through her university. She also found out that she was nominated and won the award for Student of the Semester in her … Continue reading

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Get me outta here…

I feel so selfish with this constant stirring. I want to go. I want outta this town, this house, this job, and this life. The only thing that I want to hang onto is my husband. My husband is so … Continue reading

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Meditation Fail…

I’ve decided to take up meditation as a way to find some inner peace. Each morning I put a pillow on the floor, light a candle and play a guided meditation by Deepak Chopra or one that I found on … Continue reading

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