A House Without A Family Is Not A Home

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It just feels… incomplete.

Don’t you think?

These few days, I feel really insecure to return to an empty house.

Sure, you get the peace and quiet when you have the house all to yourself but
the quietness really gets to you, especially in the night.

It has been three days since the parents flew out of town and I’m beginning to miss them already.

It’s times like this that makes me appreciate Mum’s naggings and Dad’s farts (the sound not the smell) the most.

I guess loneliness is really a scary thing because it makes one do weird things subconsciously?

I have had two weird dreams last night, one involving my Mum and the
other involving my paternal family home which has already been
demolished.

In the first dream, I dreamt that I walked out on my Mum (because she did something to embarrass me in public) and when I turned back to look for her, I just can’t find her anywhere anymore. She’s just vanished into thin air and I lost her forever.

I woke up from that dream feeling really awful and when I went back to sleep, the second dream started.

In the second dream, I was staying in my paternal family home with friends whom I’ve met during the different stages of my life. The events that unfolded in this dream was just plain illogical and hard to explain in words.

I guess the saying “what you think during the day, you’ll dream about it in the night” is true huh?

When my parents returned, I’m gonna give them a big hug and make sure they do not travel for the next ten years!

Anyway, this is my dinner today.

I left some mushrooms to cook in the slow cooker this morning and the mushroom and fatt choy turned out really nice and soft!


Braised Mushroom with vegetarian Curry Mutton

Looks unappetizing I know, but it tastes quite nice actually.

Be grateful that we still have food to eat.

Wait till you see this upsetting news that I saw on CNN today.

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FIRST COMMENTOR: TEKKAUS


4 thoughts on “A House Without A Family Is Not A Home

    tekkaus said:
    November 17, 2009 at 5:02 pm

    That’s why they say a house with a family is a home. :DYeah…I’m grateful that I still have plenty to feed every day. have a nice day bro.

    dead_cockroach said:
    November 19, 2009 at 11:24 pm

    @tekkaus – It’s so lonely without family…

    The 8th Voyager said:
    November 23, 2009 at 5:12 am

    And a family without kids also seems to be missing something important.

    suituapui said:
    December 18, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    That’s true! Brings to mind Burt Bacarach’s song, “A house is not a home”.

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