fil to mil: “i think i will have lunch 10 minutes later.”
fil to me: ” could you please fetch me a pen.”
and so I do.
and he happily chooses a page from firstborn’s “dot to dot” book. And sits down to finish it.
78 going on 5
that would be the fil…(dad of five, teacher, big brother to 6, grandpa to 9, vigilance officer, a one-time expert on telephones, principal, rasamaholic, maker of the chewiest vella appams)