October 29, 2008
Mom Did You Cook Today?
Every afternoon when she gets off from work, she comes to my house, with the predictable question: “Mom did you cook today?” This is the first thing she asks when she walks through the door. Then I hear the pots rattle. After she sits down and eats, she asks “Do you have something for me to take for lunch tomorrow?” Sometimes I don’t reply. Then she’ll just go in the refrigerator. “I’ll just take this home to cook”.
Princess is 22 years old, and has two children and her own apartment. When she decided she wanted to move out, I gave her everything she needed: living room set, bedroom set, dinette set, pots, pans, dishes and even the area rugs off the floor.
Princess moved to a small town call Santee. Santee is about nine miles from where I live. Every weekend, she packs up the laundry and getsthe children to come to the house. She puts the clothes in the washer, and then props up on the chair with her laptop, while the kids run through the house. After about an hour or two, I’ll find Princess in one of the bedrooms sleep.
Although I once made the statement: “You’ll always have a place to lay your head and something to eat”. I really didn’t mean for her to literally do it. Evidently, Princess takes advantage of the invitation, because of all the driving Princess does and rising price of gas thatshe would try to save money by staying home. Instead, she is always at my house. It feels like she never moved out. Despite all of this, I still love her because she is my daughter.
However, if Princess does not come to the house or if I don’t hear from her, then I begin to worry. Take for instance one morning Princess called me around 6:30 a.m. to see if she could borrow my black shoes. Shewas scheduled to meet me at the store at 7:35 a.m. When she didn’t show up on time I began to worry, but I couldn’t stay to wait until she arrive, because I needed to be at work at 7:50 a.m. I... [continues]
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