From the mouths of babes. I took my baby grandson to the park yesterday. I was holding him on the slide when an exuberant little 3 year old walked up to me and looked at me sitting there with baby on my lap. He said with the most serious tone- your eyes are golden. I replied with a thank you. And he said, “wait I mean there are gold spots in your eyeballs. How did you do that?”
I have been told my eyes are magical, or mysterious. I believe that my eyes are the window to my soul and my mood marker. The color changes depending on my mood. Green if sad and brown if happy. So I was obviously happy spending time with my grandson. Brown and gold they were that day.
Like most everyone, this last year has been rough. Unable to have my children/grandchildren over, restaurant still closed, and things in life seem to be fading away in front of my eyes.
I have tried to keep a positive face in light of all, but some days seem so difficult. I get messages from my co-workers and how they are struggling, I get messages from my friends, they are struggling.
Knowing shots are going in arms, things are starting to perk up, like the garden, the almond tree, the plum trees, my clematis. These little things bring the hope that this is not going to last forever.
I am ever hopeful to get my first vaccine by the end of this month. Mom and Hubby will get their second vaccine next week. Dad is fully vaccinated. By Persian New Year, maybe we can all celebrate with a meal, or just some warm hugs. I am hopeful.
Four weeks ago or more Alan and I made a conscious decision to show our support to the BLM movement. One of the small ways we did was placing a sign in our yard showing our support.
Yesterday someone or some persons decided to trespass on our yard and attach an extremely racist print out to the sign. In short-it was stated we were racist and Marxist for believing in this movement and awareness. It also said outright how much better the United States would be if there was no black population. There was a lot of falsehoods and rambling of percentages about why black people should not be here. Sad we felt a small amount of this hatred when black people feel this way most everyday.
It saddened me that there are many people that actually believe in the rhetoric. I’m all for open, intelligent, and peaceful conversation regarding this. I am even open to mindfully listen to why someone may believe this, but I do not stand for hatred of anyone because of race, religion or belief.
On a side note this racist letter directed at us was printed out with margins cut out, and white out all over it. Just proves that the intelligence of this person or persons is lacking in all areas.
On a double side note there was a “Christian” brochure attached to the note stating the corona virus is a hoax and believing in God and having faith would take care of this non virus. 😂🤣 As I was told long ago, YOU CAN’T FIX STUPID.