Thursday, January 9, 2014


Got out for the first time in six days.  Roads not good, but made it to town.  Went into the bank.  One teller, with a customer.  Next customer waiting turns, looks at me as I enter queue.  "Are you still alive?"  he asks, with obvious amazement.

Yeah, that's a cheery greeting.  I mean, I understand that thirty years ago when I was his principal he no doubt thought I was ancient then.  So no surprise that he was surprised.

But a "I thought you died years ago" is not a great start to one's day.

Forty-something Clod: 1
Old Guy: 0


Vee said...

The rumors of your demise . . .

vanilla said...

Vee, yes, have been greatly exaggerated.