April 2016

that could be lame

April 17, 2016

If you hardly ever say anything, do people listen more closely when you do? I used to say a lot here. My dad is one of those people that doesn’t talk that much. He is also the kind of person that, because he waits to speak, ya best listen when he does. It’s going to be worth listening to, truly. (No pressure, dad.) My friend Jean had a stroke several years ago. It took a toll on her body and makes it so that her words come out slowly. Her brain will have it all lined up nice, words flowing to sentences and then paragraphs and pages, but it comes out like the dripping of a slow-leak faucet, or sometimes simply like a person who has had a stroke. This can be terribly frustrating for her. It is one of the things I adore about her. Well…that’s…lame…she said recently. And that was it. […]

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