ME TODAY: “Leave this place and go to Sicily,” he whispered, though there was no one else around.
ME TODAY: Nobody seems to mind if there is crawling, crying, and running around
By the time breakfast was ready, he was hysterical and I was deranged.
Suddenly there were frozen scrambled eggs for breakfast
I said goodbye to my brother, who wished me luck with eyes flooded with tears, then I left the house, followed by my mother. We took a cab to the airport.
I took a tricycle to the hospital
I hardly leave my house, but I had to go there; I was going abroad and needed to be double vaxxed before traveling.
I stared at M, admiring his new post-lockdown haircut
Through the rolled-down window of the cab I saw the myriad hues of a September morning in Delhi slowly returning to the look and rhythms of pre-covid times.
A has never danced, but he gave it a pretty good go
New South Wales, Australia August 1, 2021: It was early Sunday morning, and I was grateful to be outside of the city, watching the sky melt through pastel oranges, pinks and blues, and fill with light. I was with my boyfriend A and his housemate, on the Point Perpendicular lighthouse grounds.
I made coffee and put two slices of sourdough bread in the toaster
To the email from my employer telling me I’d lost my job, Google offered three suggested replies: