My wife's parents recently asked her to come and spend a week with them. They are getting up in years and it had been some time since we visited them. Of course she wanted to go, but she recalled the last time she left the family alone for a few days. It was a disaster! Too easy to depend on Mom When a death occurred in the family, my wife had to be away three days to attend the funeral. She left plenty of groceries and instructions for the teenaged girls on cooking, cleaning house and seeing that Dad didn't starve.
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