Sigh & Low

25 Jun

Please get groundnuts for my friend. She sits at the window and pleads for food.

~A text Dad sent Mum today.

I have a precious, unique disadvantage.One that I would never trade. With a father this gentle, all other men seem like brutes. 😦

The friend, by the way, is a parrot.

13 Responses to “Sigh & Low”

  1. Anamika/Thinking Cramps June 26, 2010 at 1:19 pm #

    Awww. I hope he got the groundnuts? How’s your father doing nowadays?

  2. dipali June 26, 2010 at 5:44 pm #

    Awwwww! How’s he doing? Good, I hope.

  3. DewdropDream June 26, 2010 at 6:35 pm #

    Hard not to see other men as brutes with someone like that in your life 🙂

  4. Nino's Mum June 28, 2010 at 12:18 pm #

    awww. big hug to OJ and dad. Is he keeping well now?

  5. Orange Jammies June 28, 2010 at 4:10 pm #

    Anamika: He did. And blew them all up in one weekend and wanted more.

    dipali: Plodding along, Dipali.

    DewdropDream: I know, right? 🙂

    Nino’s Mum: Big hug back to you. Getting by. Wish we weren’t always praying so fervently for status quo. 🙂

  6. sukanya June 28, 2010 at 7:55 pm #

    fathers are great!

  7. Henri July 5, 2010 at 5:15 pm #

    Hey, just got here on to your blog once again from Nino’s Mum’s. I like your dad. Does the parrot live with him? And with a dad like that, all men are brutes 🙂

  8. Anjali July 6, 2010 at 8:41 am #

    Your father sounds like a great person!

  9. Orange Jammies July 6, 2010 at 10:32 am #

    Henri: No, she’s a greedy visitor who shows up at mealtimes. 🙂

    Anjali: He is, Anjali. I haven’t met a soul who doesn’t like him.

  10. the mad momma July 15, 2010 at 11:48 pm #

    hmmm.. you’re not doing too badly you know.

  11. the mad momma July 15, 2010 at 11:48 pm #

    @ Anjali – yep. uncle’s the best. no doubt

  12. Orange Jammies July 20, 2010 at 2:20 am #

    the mad momma: Trust you to point that out. 😛


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