Tuesday, May 28, 2013

A Constant Disappointment

"No," my dad says, "I got a great deal on the rental car, so I'm going to pick it up as soon as we land."

"Okay," I say, "then why don't you not drive too far, and just stay in the hotel by the airport?"

He's fighting back his impatience and annoyance, but he manages to keep most of it out of his voice, saying, "No, Scott, the noise."

"Well, dad, then your guess is as good as mine."


  1. You will never know what's best as an adult to someone who changed your diapers as an infant.