Conversations In Cars With Parents

"I can't wait to get out of this tie," says my father. Or out of "these shoes." He always says this as if he has no control over it.


My mother is talking about about adding some kind of stone to the front of the house, because what a house looks like on the outside is important for selling it someday. "And our house looks...it's okay. But it's not the house I ever pictured living in."


jm said...

I'm assuming she's referring to the house she's lived in for most of her adult life? ???????

Brian said...

I know--threw a bomb right into a casual drive home from the train station.