"I had a workshop today. Can you guess who else was there?" My mother asked me as she picked me up from school. It was a simple enough statement and question combination that shouldn't have narrowed my world of vision as it did. I griped the seatbelt so hard that my knuckles popped under the pressure. Instantaneously my mind conjured up an image of a Caucasian woman with grey streaked brown hair surrounding her calm face. Her librarian glasses peaking from the crown of her hair as I watched her and my mother talk as I played with her sons.
"Mrs. Pham?" I replied to her question on a sigh. I wasn't really looking forward to this conversation much in the same way I'd never wanted this entire scenario to play out in my life. My mother nodded, her usually greenish hazel eyes darkening to a clear grey with the change of her emotions. She didn't like this subject as much if not more than me.
"She mentioned Kevin again. Said he's been asking about you. Wanting to know where you ar