The Flowers

I paced up and down the grocery flower section as if it were my life that depended on it. They had to be purple. Her favourite colour was lilac. They didn't have actual lilacs. I reached for a bouquet of tulips. Did she like tulips? Were tulips too Easter? I turned to look at the…

The Notepad

My paternal grandmother passed away just after my 1st year in university. That was 6 months after my paternal grandfather passed away. 5 months after she moved in with my family. 4 months after her first heart attack. A few weeks after her passing, my mother and I were cleaning out the main floor sitting…