She Who Asks Too Many Questions is the hospitality committee chair and she craves information. I wouldn't normally mention this, but she's a larger woman in her late 50's. This matters later. File it. I knew I'd see her sometime today and so I prepared myself with a simple answer for her questions.
SWAOTMQ: How is your dad?
Educat: We're taking it a day at
SWAOTMQ: But is he better?
He's pretty stable.
SWAOTMQ: So what's wrong with him??
Educat: (sigh) There's a lot of things. Swelling, kidneys, just a
SWAOTMQ: How did this happen??
Educat: (now a
bit fed up) Obesity, Question Lady. It all comes from obesity.
(coming down a bit but still questioning) How old is he?
(knowing exactly the effect her words will have) He's young. He's 58.
SWAOTMQ: (subdued) oh.