Despite this coming & going thing, I’ll be okay.

I feel sick, nasty, drained. He leaves today again, back to school, back to reality as they say. Can I do it again? Hopefully it will be one of the last times I endure this much pain. I’m choke up. And here come the tears. They always form in my eyes when he leaves and comes back. This is the 4th time I’ve been through … Continue reading Despite this coming & going thing, I’ll be okay.

There’s just nothing without customers.

When I walked in, there were very few human beings in the store. There were many untouched books. There were many toys without children’s dorito encrusted hands laid all over them. There were nook tablets that didn’t have fingerprints all over the screen. The V-cart that carries the books laid unempty since the store was slow. I shuffled around looking for something to do, anything to do. … Continue reading There’s just nothing without customers.

He needs me, I swear!

He gets up, does his “stuff,” goes to work, comes home, eats, does his “stuff” again, and watches some TV. The next day: He gets up, does his “stuff,” goes to work, comes home, eats, does his “stuff” again, and watches some TV. Every Monday-Friday he performs the same routine. Does this sound boring to you? There is emptiness that lives inside of him. He … Continue reading He needs me, I swear!