“Do you feel like you’re missing out, by not having a man cave?” I ask him.
He pauses, looking upward and making those faces he makes as he thinks.
“No…no. I’m not missing out. I go to ‘my throne’ room. That works. But I keep the real man cave in my head.”
“Your dad says I need to lose weight,” mom says to me.
“Really?” I’m surprised. That doesn’t sound much like Dad.
“We had a talk this morning. I said, ‘I either have to lose some weight or get new clothes.’ He voted I should lose weight.”
I laughed, because THAT did sound like Dad.