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    Thoughts On… Mother’s Day

    The other day, my mother called me like she always does. She calls every day. She calls to tell me what she’s doing, or to tell me about her day, or to tell me the latest deal in the grocery store. She calls about anything and everything. She talks away in rapid-fire Spanish and really, minimum input is required on my part. The occasional, “Mmm hmm,” one or two yeses and some listening sounds are sometimes my only contribution. The other day, she called and talked to me about certain bathroom renovation plans. I half-listened while making soup. “… No se como va a salir pero por ahora va bien…