I mentioned a few days ago that I spent an afternoon with Dagny and Magnolia geocaching. As we were walking through the park, somehow we got to talking about ages.
“How old are you, Nana?” asked Maggie.
I told her I was 61.
“How old is Papa?” Dagny asked.
“He’s 72,” I told them.
You should have seen the looks on their faces.
It must have been similar to the look on Jerry Lee Lewis’ mother’s face when the 22-year-old singer told her he was marrying his 13-year-old cousin. You would think Bill rivals Hugh Hefner.
“He’s so much older than you,” Dagny said in shocked horror.
“Not really,” I explained. He’s 11 years older, but when you’re our age, it really isn’t so outrageous. Now if 12-year-old Addie came home and said she was dating a 23-year-old, that would be cause for alarm.”
It took some persuading to convince them that Papa wasn’t robbing the cradle.
“When you see Papa and I together, does it seem weird?” I asked them.
They admitted it did not.
Still, here are Hugh Hefner and his girlfriend…..
Here are Bill and me……
It’s not so bad, is it?
Have a great weekend.