I’m later than normal to Sinful Sunday but I only returned last night from a rescue mission to see my son who has found himself, with no training, cooking for 12/14 people, 6 days a week, in a ski resort.
I tweeted about that experience and how our relationship developed over the short space of time we were together and had the most wonderful response from twitter followers. The tweet below earned nearly 50 likes, a huge number for me.
I met my son, the adult, yesterday.
My son, the child, was fun, but just a child.
My relationship with my son, the teenager, seemed, at times, to be an armed truce.
But now I’ve met my son the adult.
I think we’re going to be friends.
— Bibulous One (@BibulousOne) March 28, 2018
To watch him cook was wonderful but almost spooky:
My son is cooking here.
It’s his job.
I like to watch.
It’s like looking in a mirror;
same way of holding a knife,
same way with an onion
same ostentatious little flick with the salt.
I never taught him to cook
yet still he learned from me.
This thought pleases me greatly.
— Bibulous One (@BibulousOne) March 29, 2018
To be able to help him was a very special thing.
He’d asked me to come, my son, lost in the stress of cooking for 14 guests on 3 diets.
I ask his boss what the guests thought.
“Nailed it. They loved him. He’s great”
Head round the kitchen door, I tell him this.
He grows a bit: “I…I thought I’d messed up”
It was all he needed
— Bibulous One (@BibulousOne) March 30, 2018
Oh, yes. Sinful Sunday and this month’s prompt of humour! I knew I was here for a reason this morning. Here’s my image, snapped while skiing with my son. I had to let him run on ahead as my sudden interest in this restaurant might have been hard to explain. I love this guy – it seemed to me that there must be a bondage rigger in town who does this sort of thing as a side-line!
I would just like to wish a wonderful Easter to all who visit PainAsPleasure. I love the community this has opened up for me, full of wonderful, supportive people, among whom I count some real friends.
Earlier this week I wrote a post about sex work, and the importance of respect for sex workers and for a sex worker’s time. Not so many people read it but it said some things I thought were important. If you missed it you can find it here.
More humorous Sunday sin here: