Posts in category "Mother"

Do you believe in signs?

And miracles, for that matter. The world is made up of two kinds of people – the believers and the non-believers. I am in the former and that’s how I ended up being the weirdo at Dunkin Donuts the other morning. The Long Explanation - My grandfather sends me pennies.  Yes, he died 12 years... Read more »

My mother is a Buddhist and she doesn't even know it

Me (before meeting H): What if I never meet anyone and never get married and die alone? My mother: Don’t worry about it! Just go out and have fun! Do not pursue the past. Do not lose yourself in the future. The past no longer is. The future has not yet come. Looking deeply at... Read more »

About my mother

My mom when she was mini and her Mini Me, me. Today, I am grateful for ~ 1. The time my mother scrubbed my bathroom in my off campus house during my senior year of college on her hands and knees.2. And, when she cleaned my apartment in law school before I moved in.3. And,... Read more »
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When my mother met my father...

She didn’t like him.  It was a double date and he was drunk and silly (Go ahead, say it.  apple – fall – tree) and she wasn’t charmed.  Some time later, she was driving down the street when she saw him standing on a corner.  He had grown a full goatee by then.  She stopped... Read more »

Have you met the Wonder Aunts?

Probably not because they live in Belleville and Nutley, New Jersey.  But, let me tell you about their super powers. The first one is my mother’s childhood friend.  She has the uncanny ability to always be ready at a moment’s notice to pick me up from the bus stop (when I lived in NYC) or... Read more »