Grief and “Better Things”

It’s strange how one simple but profound scene from a television show can transform you into a weeping mess. I’ve been home most of the time over the last 15 days since my wrist has been in a splint due to a freak accident in an elevator. And so my days have been filled with…

Migi At 28

Migi at four What does 28 look like?Tomorrow you turn 28 years old. For some reason, this year, I’m fixated with the thought of how you would have looked like at 28. You were four in this photograph. Clanging those tiny cymbals at your closing program, wearing your favorite polo shirt from Big and Small.…

Mama’s Garden

Love comes in many permutations. ❤️ This is part two of a six part series of essays on love written by some good friends of mine.Grief and love are so closely entwined. Today we read about a son’s love for his mother. My good friend, Jun lost his mom during the pandemic. His is a…