THINGS THAT MOVE ME TO INCREDIBLE MELANCHOLY
(And the Infinite Sadness)
- •The sight of the DC Children's Hospital ambulance, sirens wailing, racing down the street.
- •An elderly person, dining aloneI travel solo a good bit and so I dine solo very often. But when I see someone above the age of 70 dining alone, I immediately assume they're a widow(er).
- •People sleeping outside of a homeless shelter
- •When my grandmother talks about how much she misses my grandfatherMet in June of 1952. Married in September 1952. Never spent a night apart until he suffered a brain hemorrhage in August 2013. Died almost exactly one year later.
- •The ASPCA commercials
- •Children in wheelchairs