Today I got to know she passed away. I don’t know what else to say
Many people catch my attention but only few of them truly captivate me.
Today I met an extraordinary woman.
She is my aunt’s mother, easily older than 80 years.
I don’t know her name, her last name I learnt from the nameplate. I am clueless about her education, her marriage, her accomplishments or her regrets: because I didn’t ask them.
In fact I didn’t ask her anything, I just watched her in wide eyed wonder. I observed her energy and cordial personality, a person captivated.
She couldn’t hear anymore but that didn’t impede her loquacious nature, she can lip read everyone: me, my parents, my aunt, even the actors on TV! Her focus oscillated from one person to the next as we spoke, she wanted to be a part of the conversation.
She spoke with everyone, she made me feel as a part of her family even if…
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