2003-12-28 - 3:17 a.m.

after i got home from school:

mom: "have you said hi to your grandma yet?"

she's smiling. at my grandmother's ashes. in a little wooden box, by a houseplant.

me: "um ... no, not yet."
mom: "say hi to your grandma!"
me: "uh ... hi grandma!"

and then we both waved at her.

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