New post on Daughter on Duty:

 

I don’t like to wait. I get restless and can’t do anything productive while waiting for someone to show up—late.

My mother doesn’t like to wait either. If I’m taking her somewhere I used to find her standing at the front door waiting for me—coat on, cane in hand, her Bag of Essential Things at her feet—15 minutes before time to leave.

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