Category Archives: Blue Funk

Jeong

The horror of the pandemic in 2020 was severely compounded in my life because of four things. In early 2019, I lost one of my closest friends to madness. There’s no other word that does it more justice. She was … Continue reading

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Strength

One of my earliest, traumatic memories is how my parents dropped me off at my aunt’s place to visit a hospital or something like that, when I was four years old, for a couple of hours. I remember bawling and … Continue reading

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Surrender

I surrender myself to the wisdom of older women, and go on a short holiday after finding a good, but expensive respite care facility for my father. (It was worth it. If I were wealthy, I would do it all … Continue reading

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Dharma – the subtle art of giving too many fucks

In the list of well-meaning but tone deaf, insensitive half-witticisms like, ‘Cheer up’ to someone suffering from depression; ‘try to control your panic’ to someone in the middle of a panic attack; ‘you are beautiful and would be more so … Continue reading

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Small Celebrations

It is not an easy relationship. In a lot of ways, I have already lost my father. I think it was over two decades ago when he decided to retire early from his job. That in itself would not have … Continue reading

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