Even mothers are not forever

Frank NeSmith

Lewis Grizzard named one of his books: Call Your Mother; I Wish I Could. The title was a lament about the times he didn’t call her when she was still living. It’s human nature for the younger generation to think their parents will be around forever but, sometimes all too late, reality sinks in that they, too, must pass in their time.

On average, women outlive men; a cursory glance at the obituaries or a walk through a nursing home will tell you that…

Frank NeSmith, Columnist

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