Mom and Dad,
Today you celebrate 30 years of marriage. How crazy is that?
As you know, I’m not good at talking about my emotions–but when I write about them, that’s an entirely different story.
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Dear Boys of 7922B,
Hi. Remember me? I’m the Area Coordinator who lives in 7922A. You know, the apartment directly below yours. We met at the beginning of the year…? I introduced myself…you remember. You were quick to close the door when you realized who I was. Yep, that’s me. Continue reading “A Letter to 7922B”
This is for you, my aunt.
Seeing you this weekend was surreal. I thought you didn’t want me in your life. I thought you had labeled me as bad. In the eight years following the death of my uncle, I’ve only spoken with you a couple of times. Each time, I get excited thinking, “This time she’ll see that I’m an adult. She’ll see me as a strong woman who deserves to have love and family. This time will be different.” Continue reading “A Letter to my Aunt”