visit to rosie’s

i promised to visit her sooner. and by that, i meant sometime after christmas but it never happened. got caught with road trips and nieces and packing and last-minute shopping before everyone flew out. she understood. said she knows what it’s like to have visitors over. bless her.

so the other day i finally made good on my promise. better late than never, hey?

visit to rosie's

she’s both a mother and a friend to me. she’s one of those few people i open myself up to and i love that she’s old enough to have experienced enough to offer me bits of advice here and there. no bullshits. she tells it to me straight up, but in a kind, grandmotherly way. you know what i mean?

with the rain pouring outside, we had a cup of tea and i had some of her german desserts, sharing a long heartfelt conversation about people and things and choosing happiness over negativity, not to mention star signs and how patient librans complement restless geminis. seriously, we could talk on and on and on. and it amazes me that even at her age, she’s still learning a lot about herself too.

so with all my philosophizing and deeply probing questions with regards to my own humanity, i guess i’m doing alright. there’s no need to know the answers right here right now because, i don’t know. life unravels in due time.

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when she found out i could stay longer for dinner, she made these really yummy vegetable pastry. i had three. three! she promised to make spinach and ricotta cheese something the next time i drop by and already, i’m looking forward to it.

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5 thoughts on “visit to rosie’s

  1. So much truth to: “there’s no need to know the answers right here right now because, i don’t know. life unravels in due time.”

    I feel like I’ve learned so much about myself, and yet there is so much I don’t know… the more I try to figure it out, the more it remains a mystery… but it certainly unravels and reveals itself in the right time. Trying to make sense of it just seems to make it more confusing…

    • overthinking and over-analyzing does make it so confusing, huh? but sometimes i wonder, maybe that’s the whole point? this constant search for the true meaning of life and who we are and what our purpose is in the grand scheme of things. in the meantime, we are either a warning or a blessing to others so they too would learn something from our existence just as we learn something from theirs.

      i don’t know.

      all i know is, everything happens for a reason.

  2. Agree with Adam Morris that there is a lot of truth to, “there’s no need to know the answers right here right now because, i don’t know. life unravels in due time.” A very philosophical thought. This world is always changing and each question will have different answers to different people and different answers over time.

    It looked like such a cozy time you and Raven had with Rosie. Kid looks like she is at home. Also Rosie sounds like a great cook and all the more reason for you to visit her again 🙂

    • This world is always changing and each question will have different answers to different people and different answers over time.

      wow, you said it even better! i’m speechless. what more can i say?

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