cyber hugs

Fear is fierce and pushes you, just like hopes and dreams are and do. This blog is a product of my raw emotions – abandonment, loneliness, and resentment, and of my feeble and uncreative thoughts. It has helped to convince me, many times over the years, that I am not alone. I enjoy being loved, a lot, and thank you. 遠くから、近くから、応援していただいて、ありがとうございます。稚拙で雑な表現しかできませんが、感謝の気持ち、伝わりますように。 Continue reading cyber hugs

hang-ups

“What’re you doing Saturday night?” She called as I was finishing the second load of laundry. I clasped the phone between my shoulder and right ear, folding my daughter’s freshly washed and dried T-shirt, and murmured. “…Let me check my schedule…” “We’re going out. Girls’ night out!” She giggled. “…I’m free on Saturday…” I kept my hands busy, neatly creasing the sleeves and folding the … Continue reading hang-ups

fortune cookies

If you have something good in your life, don’t let it go. Sachi snorted. “What does it say?” Toshi reached for Sachi’s fortune cookie message with his chopsticks from across the table. “Stop it.” Sachi waved it off. The chopsticks flew out of Toshi’s hand and spattered on the floor. “…Uh oh…” Toshi leaned and picked them up. Sachi sighed. As they paid and left … Continue reading fortune cookies