Wednesday, March 09, 2022

temple scene

The kids went to the Hindu temple with me over the weekend. As I was getting the offering tray of flowers and fruit ready in the kitchen, I yelled up at Nu to wear something respectable to the temple... please don't put on yet another emo tee with skeletons on it... 

And then I yelled up again: never mind.... 

I mean, Kali statues at the temple are practically wearing skulls as a necklace; my 14-year-old can wear what they want.


3 comments:

Nicole MacPherson said...

Hahahaha this gave me a laugh this morning! Thanks!

StephLove said...

When North got their ears pierced a few years ago we did it at a tattoo/piercing place that is decorated with a lot of art of Kali. It made an impression.

maya said...

I chuckled reading that, Nicole; thanks :).

StephLove--not a Claire's then, I'm guessing ;). I find depictions of Kali and her anger very freeing in a world where docility is encouraged in women.

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