Chester "Unc" Lau' is a retired cinematographer
living on the island of Oahu and giving politicians a hard time.
Misplaced my glasses.
Yesterday my daughter e-mailed me again asking why I didn't do something
useful with my time. Like sitting around the pool and drinking wine is not
a good thing.
Talking about my "doing something useful" seems to be her favorite topic
She was "only thinking of me" and suggested I go down to the senior center
and hang out with the guys.
I did this and when I got home last night I decided to teach her a lesson
about staying out of my business. I e-mailed her and told her that I had
joined a parachute club.
She replied, "Are you nuts? You are about 80 years old, and now you're
going to start jumping out of airplanes?"
I told her that I even got a membership card and e-mailed a copy to her.
She immediately telephoned me, "Good grief, where are your glasses!
This is a membership to a Prostitute Club, not a Parachute Club."
"Oh man, I'm in trouble again; I really don't know what to do... I signed
up for five jumps a week." The line went quiet and her friend picked up
the phone and said that she had fainted.
Life as a senior citizen is not getting any easier but sometimes it can be