Letting go

At times I look to the stars And I remember you All the moments filled with joy All the things we loved to do … The ache isn’t so profound now Though it never quite goes away A dull pain I’ve learned to live with That I barely notice from day to day … In … More Letting go

Birthday Wish

I had an amazing birthday yesterday. One of the best I’ve had in years. I spent it with my sons and made dinner for us and four of my closest friends. I don’t celebrate my birthday or make the day about me. At least not in the normal way. I accept all the happy birthday … More Birthday Wish

My hair

I have never been fond of my hair. I have always kept it really short in order to keep it manageable. As an individual with mixed ethnic background, my hair has always been an object of contention in the prejudices of my family. A dead giveaway that I did not belong.