13 September 2015

Days and Daze

After I finished lunch, I walked towards the kitchen. Mom and Dad were still at the table and she said, "Claire, speaking of old age..."

I sighed and wondered, What now?

As I set my plate in the dishwasher, Mom called after me, "Do you know what today is?"

"Thursday," I replied.

Silence.

Clearly not what she was going for. Grandparents Day? I think that's in the spring sometime. For once I actually knew the date. As it came to me, I called out, "Happy Anniversary!"

"Very good," Mom said, "Thank you. I'd forgotten it too."


A year ago on TTaT: Evening Snack

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