A contractor came by to give me a quote on some work we've been contemplating.
As he pulled out his metal tape measurer he told me about his client, a woman in Westchester who has hired him for a top-end remodel of her kitchen.
He said to her, "You're 82 years old, why do you want to remodel your kitchen?" How much more cooking, he wondered, was she going to be able to do.
She answered, "For forty years my husband told me he'd get to it next weekend. Now that he's dead, I want
it done now."
Eating all the cheese . . . - Last weekend, I hosted a dinner party for some of my husband's friends and work colleagues. It turned out to be smaller than I originally thought (6 adu...
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