The shocking, bizarre, and hilarious stories of things that just shouldn’t happen during weddings.
Quite often I find myself in a situation where people ask about my parents.
Oh man, these are embarrassing.
Maybe it’s a stage. And maybe it’s not. But either way, I don’t want him to ever feel like he wasn’t able to express himself because his parents didn’t support him.
In an age of instant information, out there has emphatically become here; those people are us; their humanity, ours. Now we watch world events unfold in real time. We are all intimately and immediately connected — for better or worse, as I have come to learn.
2. Replenishing items that you use frequently. Specifically toilet paper.
While we were watching the coverage of Bhutto’s death and the ensuing riots, my cousin turned to me and asked, “So are you coming back next year?” And I replied with an emphatic “Yes.” We high-fived. “That’s the Pakistani spirit!” he said.
These are the years when you will most likely ‘hate’ me and I will be trying to keep it together, the years where I will be ready to kill you and hug you all in the same breath. But I still love you, no matter what.
“Why didn’t you teach my child not to pee on the floor?”
I think the shreds and remains of my anger and confusion are peeking through the ashes of a hate I thought I had long since burnt down and spread among the winds.