Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Sniff

Would be dutiful daughter dials number.

Hi Mum! How are you feeling today?

Oh. Is that you Nelly? I'm feeling much better today.

That's good. Listen I...

I can't talk now. I'm going to the doctor.

The doctor? Why are you going to the doctor?

I've got the cold.

I know you've got the cold. That's why I asked you how you were feeling. Why are you going to the doctor?

He wants to see me.

I was just ringing to let you know I can't take you to Tescos tomorrow because...

I wasn't for going anyway.

Right. You can phone me when you get back from the doctor. Tell me all ab...

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So I guess I'm a bad daughter today for not taking my mother's cold seriously enough. Oh well. 

4 comments:

Grannymar said...

Sure if you did, you'd be fussing!

Sweary said...

I never knew we were sisters!

Nelly said...

Grannymar - I think she'd quite like me to fuss. Not all mums are as independent as you.

Sweary - I feel your pain. Yours must be comparatively young compared to mine and she's like that already.

And a PS. I went to see her at lunchtime and we ended up quarrelling. Really bad daughter. It must be a mortal sin to argue with people over eighty?

Ronni said...

Especially if they've got the cold!