She does not understand what I write. I doubt if she has ever tried to read my stories. She gives damn and always tries to divert the conversation when I tell something nice about Nepal to chhori. She always thinks I must go to US or UK or anywhere in the world where I can make dollar. I also give a damn when she tries to talk about working in US and making dollar and buying house, car in Nepal.
“Lekher kehi hunna. (You cant change the world by writing)”, she doesn’t utter but every time I open my computer to write, her face speaks loudly. I always have to look for good timing to talk to chhori about nationality. Chhori now can tell that her country is Nepal and she is a Nepali. I tell you, I have struggled very hard to teach these two important things to my chhori. Yes, to my own chhori.