Well, that was just wrong!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by gritsar, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    My Dad just called here. Dad is 89 and lives in Florida. He's getting a tad bit senile, which is sometimes frustrating, sometimes leaves me scratching my head.

    DH answered the phone and I went in there to take the call as soon as Dad asked for me, as I was sure he would.

    Dad asked DH for our address again. The fact that there's no street name in our address, just a county road number, confuses my dad the city boy. DH gave him our address yet again and patiently explained to him what the numbers meant. Then DH asked Dad if he would like to talk to me.

    Dad said no, he didn't have time to talk to me. [​IMG]

    I'm gonna go pout now. (It worked when I was a kid). [​IMG]
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

    Feb 2, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    Quote:Just when you think you are getting to know a person. [​IMG]

    I understand a lot better than I wish I did. It is out of your control.
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Awwww, he'll come around.
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    It's just not right I'm tellin' ya! I'm his baby! [​IMG]
  5. Sootsie

    Sootsie Chirping

    Sep 15, 2010
    i totally understand if i ring and my Dad picks up it's "hold on I'll get your Mum" I'm Daddys girl too lol Mum puts him back on muttering something about what ever she stopped doing just to find out i want my Dad.[​IMG]
  6. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Songster

    May 11, 2009
    Kentucky, Cecilia
    How is his hearing. My dad does this because he still refuses to admit that he has a hearing problem. He got tested. Higher ranges are almost gone for him so he really probably struggles with my voice where my husbands deep voice is probably a bit easier.
  7. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Awww [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Maybe he had to rush off to mail you something special.
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:Yeah, the conversation between DH and I went something like this:

    DH - what do you think he wanted our address for?

    Me - How should I know?

    DH - Well he's your father!


    HeatherLynn, his hearing is fine. His eyesight is failing.
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Quote:[​IMG] He must have just been in a hurry to send you out something. [​IMG]
  10. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Well, you know us men can only handle one thing at a time. If he'd have talked to you, he would have forgotten why he called in the first place. He IS a man. [​IMG] [​IMG]

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