Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

July 16, 2012

The best times are often when nothing is happening


Mineral Wells Index

By Guinn Sweet | sweettalk@mineralwellsindex.com

One of the best yet, at the same time, one of the dullest things in life when you get to your mid-to-late 80s is the passing of another day when nothing important or moving happens.

Colon and I have experienced both “things” in the past two-plus years in residence near our daughter’s country home near Fairfield. This past week has demonstrated this obvious truth without question.

This past Saturday evening, after showers and approaching bedtime, I went to bed and to sleep, waking to find the kitchen light on near midnight. I told Colon to get up and go turn off the light he had left on … he didn’t answer, but I heard him making a strange noise; I couldn’t identify it as either pleasant or angry. I decided to turn out the light myself. I got a great surprise when I entered the kitchen!

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