Random thoughts that flitted through my mind as I sat brooding this morning, feeling completely let down and lousy, looking for some kind of outlet for all my pent up frustration and bitterness, a build up from the chain of events that transpired yesterday evening. Scattered thoughts Mundane routine Over and over Wearing us out Now is this what Life is all about. No joy in the doing No fun in the living Time dictates, and You just follow it out Now is this what Life is all about. At the end of the day I'm far from any of those depressed and bored feelings I nursed this morning. Well I guess I have come full circle for now but might go on another rant when something or someone lets me down in the future.
She opened the bathroom door with a soft knock. It was dark inside, the only light coming from the lamp in their bedroom. He was sitting there on the bathtub rim, lost in thought, cigar smoke swirling all around him. Sensing her presence he looks up and smiles. But the smile falters, seeing her upset, because he's AGAIN sitting up late in the night SMOKING. "This is the last one, I'm going to quit. No more cigars from tomorrow.", he says. She rolls her eyes in anger, which then gives way to a resigned look. She's been hearing it on and off since they got married. 10 years of marriage and 3 beautiful daughters later the story is still the same. The resolve usually lasts only for a day. And he sits idle that entire day. To do anything worthwhile, he needs a puff. He follows her into the bedroom, turns her around and repeats his promise earnestly. And like all the other times, hands her the remaining packet and lighter asking her to destroy it. She takes out her