Grandmothers

  Here are our beloved maternal grandmothers. ¬†Laura’s grandma lived in the apartment below her parents in Forest Hills Queens and lavished her with the love and attention she felt she was missing at home. Laura wrote: ‘I took after my grandmother and liked art. She bought me my first camera a Minolta SLR101 that…

Post Traumatic Stress

Every night I wake up multiple times out of nightmares in which I am frantically running around performing multiple tasks to hold at bay some faceless enemy. I never win or lose, I just battle on and on until I wake up. The nightmares started when Laura was in hospital. I kept thinking that as…

Tree Love

  Washington Sq Park – October 2013¬†

My Dear Mum

It has been quite the year. First my very dear mum, who has enfolded me in love all her life, had a stroke in the fall of 2012, then my soul mate Laura was diagnosed with melanoma of the cervix in May 2013. And now this Thursday, September 5th, my mum is going to have…