something is missing

there I was, with my family…the usual family gathering on 2nd of Syawal at Ci Ani’s house. Unlike usual, Me and my parents arrived late, after dzuhur time, and unlike usual either (at lunch time), the house was a bit quite. I only saw some of my relatives.

Rumah ini kehilangan “spiritnya”, acara keluarga ini jadi sepi, dalam arti sesungguhnya. Biasanya jam makan siang rumah sama persis sama pasar. seriously…

This is a  picture of my relative I took earlier today. Things are different, even my favorit ketupat sayur is different. Not the taste, yang masak masih mbak rum, asisten setia rumah ini untuk puluhan tahun…. Saya bertanya “mesen ya mbak, ketupat sayurnya. Kok ngga ada jagung dan irisan wortel” dan  kata mbak Rum, “tetep mbak rum, tapi yang belanja kan Bapak, Ky…

Hmmm…

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3 thoughts on “something is missing

  1. Begitulah kalau aura orang yg kita kasihi sudah hilang, terasa banget.
    Apalagi di hari2 spesial seperti Idul Fitri.
    Cih Ani memang nggak tergantikan, tapi harus ada yg menggerakkan untuk menimbulkan spirit ‘itu’ lagi.

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