Personal posts, day to day life, reflections and events not relevant to the public or country at large.
This morning, my mother woke me up telling me that my father was no longer breathing. It wasn’t entirely unexpected. He was suffering from Parkinsons and had deteriorated rapidly in recent times. And he had suffered. Coming awake in a hurry, I checked him. No breath, no pulse, he was still warm. My mother had […]Read More
Many see women who remain in abusive circumstances as somehow not fighting back. They are assumed to be reconciled to their fate in life. Many think they develop a kind of dependency. I can say for certain from my own experience and from conversations with abused women I met, that if a viable option emerged, […]Read More
Passive alcoholism is what I have started calling the experience of being under the influence of a person under the influence of alcoholism. Those following me on Facebook were aghast a couple of months ago and then again last week, when I spoke of suffering the effects of my husband’s alcoholism. It seems that as […]Read More