Taking a Leap of Faith

So the kid starts his “new” big school today. Day 1. Again. This is a school I’ve been trying for for almost 3 years now. Yes, it’s that good. Or so I believe. And my heart turned to mush when I saw him off at the bus today. At 7:25 am. Eyes still droppy. His…

And the day’s just started

Back from a long weekend at Dapoli last night. I sprained my foot after a whirlwind hour of cleaning up last evening. And landed up with a ton of work for this morning. Thankfully foot is better now and I can atleast move around. Here’s what my morning has been like. Woke at 6:15. From…

The Turning Point

My son is now almost 4 years old. And it’s only in the last few months that I’ve actually been able to enjoy being with him. The first 3 years of his life seem to have gone by in one long blurry zombie state. At that point, I was just soo goddam tired. They don’t…

The barber shop

Waiting outside the barber shop on a Saturday afternoon for A’s turn. It’s awkward. Extremely awkward. I’m the lone woman standing there. The door’s all glass. I can see inside and the guys inside can see me. This is the neighborhood barber shop, right next door to the ladies parlor I go to. The brat…