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Yesterday my daughter e-mailed me again, asking why I didn’t do something useful with my time. “Like me sitting around the pool and drinking wine is not a good thing,” I asked.
My “doing-something-useful” seems to be her favourite topic of conversation. She was “only thinking of me,” she said and suggested that I go down to the Senior Center and join something.
I did this and when I got home last night, I decided to play a prank on her.
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