Now that my mom is dead, I’m an orphan. It feels weird, sad, exhilarating — free. Suddenly, I’m starting live over, redefining my sense of womanhood, ethnicity and culture.
Tags: aging, dad, dying, immigrants, Life Skills, mom, single
This post is all about how my mom died. It was profoundly moving, sad, peaceful, loving. Death has it’s own magic. What a healing experience.
Tags: aging, asian, chinatown, dad, dying, family, immigrants, mom, parenting, Restaurants
My mom has been moved to hospice and the experience is emotionally wrenching. But we’re getting through it with the help of music therapy and my MacBook laptop.
Tags: aging, dad, dying, immigrants, mom
I’m looking for something, mucking around in my feelings and the things I need to do — and be. Thank goodness for the people and cats who make up my community and keep me sane.
Tags: abortion, art, dating, food, mom, single, teaching, vegan, vegetarian
My daughter and I spent Thanksgiving at the Bowery Mission, feeding the homeless. It was hard, inspiring work that got us beyond our comfort zone.
Tags: chinatown, Divorce, family, holidays, nyc, single
I’ve always enjoyed quilting but this one was extra special. Made a beautiful comforter for my single woman bed. Happy to snuggle alone in it.
Tags: art, crafts, dating, decorating, Divorce, online dating, quilting, single