March 19, 2018
I stare into the mirror brushing mascara across my lashes, not really seeing. My mind scrolling through the day: emails composing across my eyes, conversations practiced, list created, blogs realized. I hear him in the kitchen and then the hallway and then near the bathroom door.
Ok, he says.
I focus in the mirror, but he’s not there in the image.
Ok, I say.
Ok. Just two letters but so much meaning. Meaning built over 38 years together. It says, you’ve got this. It says, I’m with you. It says, start fresh. It says you look beautiful today. All in short hand. It says everything needed at any given moment. OK?
This is blog post 105 for @readingteachsu. I published my 100th post last Wednesday. This is slice 18 of the 31 day Slice of Life Story Challenge. View some wonderful slices every day in March and every Tuesday year round at Two Writing Teachers.