En oförskämd gammal dam

Jag gick in en snabbis på ICA i Hjo idag och köpte mjölkprodukter. Hade lite bråttom ut, det stod några personer på vägen till entrén och en aning blockerad, såg en äldre dam med kryckor plötsligt gående mot mig så bromsade jag hastigt för att ge henne vägen och log mot henne samtidigt. När hon gick förbi mig tittade hon på mig så surt “MÅSTE DU GÅ PRECIS DÄR JAG GÅR!” sa hon. 
Hade jag ingen respekt för äldre människor hade jag kunnat svarat henne lika oförskämt “DET ÄR DÄRFÖR JAG STANNADE, J-A KÄRRING!”. Nej då! Jag är mer uppfostrad än hon. Mina föräldrar hade uppfostrat mig för att ha respekt för alla levande på jorden, oavsett utseendet. Jag ångrade faktiskt att jag log mot henne över huvudtaget när hon var så dum mot mig. Blev faktiskt sårad…hon kanske inte tycker om mörka människor som jag. Har den känslan, kunde se på hennes blick.
Jag lovar när jag blir gammal, jag ska aldrig bli som hon.    

Published by queenkeandra

I am a swedish citizen with asian origin, lives in Sweden, entrepreneur, accountant, fashion designer, dressmaker, professional interpreter and translator and from year 2014, I also became a local politician with some assignments from the local government. I moved to Sweden after marriage with a Swedish national in 1986. Two years later we got a son followed by a daughter after 21 months. Satisfied with life in fact, I guess I got all I wished for, it feels I have everything. Being married is not just a bed of roses, the roses have thorns also and you can get it at times but we’ve always been doing pretty good. Kinder and better husband I do not think I can get, everyone has their flaws and life becomes easier if you can accept them. I’m not a perfect person either. I became a grandmother quite young, only 45 years old, was a little skeptical at first but then I loved to be one. Now I am already a grandmother of two, a boy and a girl of 20 months between them, such a great feeling, it feels like it was a replay of my life. When I have both of them at home, it feels like I was young again and is the mother of small children. I can not explain but so damn good it is. When I moved to Sweden I knew nothing about the country, but now it feels like I’ve always lived here. I speak Swedish better than my native language, better in Swedish grammar than my husband, it may sound strange but it’s true. I dream even in Swedish. I hang out with many Swedes, have worked and still working in Swedish companies. I go to the Swedish church though I am a Roman Catholic. We believe in the same God anyway. I’ve adapted pretty well in Swedish society. I think I have to adjust to that country I moved to, not the country or its citizens to adapt to me. Sweden has no responsibility whatsoever that I wanted to move here so I could not demand anything else, but now a citizen, I think I have the right as any other native Swedes. I pay taxes and do my duties as a citizen. I think I am a good role model and a loyal citizen and can fight for my new country.

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