|How Sadie Spends Much of Her Day|
"Your father is not paying attention. He's not grasping anything I say. I must tell him three or four times, and still he pays no attention to me."
I asked if he had on his hearing aids. He's deaf as a post. My mother assured me that he did. She was terribly worried because he was not focusing on anything. Was he getting worse?
She called later.
Yes, there is a punchline to this story.
He wasn't wearing his hearing aids!