The Final Insult

try chewing on this one, my friends: old ironsides placed the bulk of her assets, well over a million dollars, into annuities that ended at her death. that’s right, she preferred to stiff her two sons as a swan song to a life of inordinate self centeredness. meanwhile, her funeral was a reenactment of imitation of life, with a prepaid extravaganza to the tune of many thousands, featuring an ornate coffin with a profuse floral display upon it.

my heart breaks for my husband, who has been a loyal, loving son, no matter how difficult his mother was towards him. and there’s nothing funny about that, i’m sorry to say.

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One response to “The Final Insult

  1. How can someone be so awful, even in death?Well, I guess there is a reason and more importantly your husband is still a kind and gentle man. Plus he has you! Please tell your sister, regarding the abacus story that a principal once came to a back-to-school-night I attended for my daughter. She talked about the no-no’s of parents doing childrens’ homework and offered this story. “When it was time for a student to get a grade I gave him a D but put a special note in there with an A for his father.”

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