2017-03-15 / Voices of the People
Time to head for the Great Upstairs
But is that trip really necessary?
For decades my mother used to say, “This will probably be my last summer,” and we’d perform our impression of her saying that for people being gloom-and-doom ridiculous over something, until, one summer, it really was Mom’s last summer. My dad used to say, “Gonna outlive all my enemies.” He didn’t, he died of heart failure at 58.