Thanks to everyone who left a comment or emailed me about Dad’s being in the hospital. He’s doing much better now and he expects to be sent home from the hospital on Friday.
I was surprised at the number of folks who wrote in defense of People and US
magazines. I suppose that everyone’s got his or her own favourite brain candy. I’m no different: I
myself prefer comic books and have recently been enjoying the set of
old-school Dungeons and Dragons manuals that David “This Boy is Toast” Petite gave to me for my birthday.
When I visited Dad yesterday, he said to me: “I don’t really want
magazines. What I really want is some light entertainment on TV. I want
I sighed, pulled a twenty from my wallet and put in an order for an
in-room TV. Dad’s always been there for me, and if he’s bored stiff in
a hospital room and hankering for daytime TV, I’m going to make sure he
I hope he at least tunes in to Law and Order at least once in a while.