young and old

Drunken Babysitter

You have been my babysitter for years. When I left tonite, everything was normal, but you did seem a bit preoccupied. Now as I return home, something is amiss. I come in the door and you are lying on the couch, asleep and fully clothed. I see the liquor cabinet open and a couple bottles sitting on the bar. I come to wake you and inquire about this transgression but you will not respond. You smell of liquor, you are passed out. I decide I will have to talk to you in the morning and...

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Maid to Order

When I was living back in Malaysia with my parents, we had a maid who was from Indonesia. Her name was Minah, and she was 36 years old when she came to work at our home. I was still studying back then, and with my parents out at work most of the time, I was often left at home alone with Minah. She would usually prepare lunch for me when I got back from school, and do all the necessary housework as instructed by Mum. Now Minah was a very diligent and hardworking person, getting...

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