As Week One wraps up of the Parents-Across-the-Street scenario, I can’t deny that it is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Might be the best thing, too. Hardest and best, all at once.
On Saturday night, I dropped over to say goodnight and both of my folks were sitting in the den, watching Lawrence Welk on the television. Dad seemed relaxed and focused–which is rare–and they were both enjoying the show. Dad is very difficult to enjoy these days, so it was a sweet moment.
However, I definitely felt my cool factor diminish. Sitting there watching Lawrence Welk with my parents on a Saturday night. I shudder!