Notepad on Life

January 7, 2010

The most immature 88-year-old in town

Filed under: Family,Old People — - @ 7:10 am
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Blow-by-blow account of dad’s latest bladder infection on the phone last night.

He’s tended to my mother after a stroke for almost a year now, his fortitude and dedication investing him with a noble, heroic status in the eyes of his children.

So why must he ruin the aura by referring to his “willy”?

You’re almost 90, I want to tell him; for pity’s sake call it a penis.

But that’s a conversation I guess you can never have with your father, whatever his age.

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