Wednesday, March 2, 2016

In which Primo clarifies for me what his parents meant by "Dump 3 liquor boxes for each Monday's trash pick-up"

Primo scanned and sent this list to me.

I think it is fabulous. I think it is great. Caring people who are planning for their death - because we all die - and trying to figure out how to make life easier for the ones they will leave behind.

Primo: Except they never did anything on the list. Not one single thing.

Me: Not one?

Primo: Nope. They had time. My dad had time to watch porn on his computer. If he had time for that, he sure had time to take care of these things.

Me: Oh man! Dump three boxes of booze bottles every Monday?

Primo: No. My mom meant three boxes - three booze boxes - of papers from the spare room.

Me: Oh. But they still had that many liquor boxes that they could do that?

Primo: Yes.

Me: When did they make this list? As in, did they leave me off the jewelry list on purpose? Or was I not around yet?

Primo: I don't know. It was on paper. Let me look on the Mac.

Me: Oh you don't have to. Just curious.

Primo: It's from 2010! You were around!

Me: They hated me.

Primo: Yep. Stephanie was mentioned. [They badmouthed Stephanie all the time.] The other really bad thing about the date of the list is that it was five years ago! They did none of those things in 4 1/2 years!




9 comments:

  1. It's just too bad there was never a jewelry list. I really want to know what they considered the magic bracelet.

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    1. The Good Bracelet Worth Lots of Money That Primo is Hiding from Ted?

      I wish I knew what it was, too.

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    2. I think that Ted took Sly's comment about the bracelet being the most expensive piece of jewelry he'd bought to mean $$$$. But it's all relative. If everything else you buy is worth $20 then $21 is the most expensive.

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    3. Yeah, Sly and Doris did not have expensive tastes.

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  2. Did they really call it "Demise Preps"?

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  3. It doesn't mention getting rid of the porn etc.! Or is that covered by "Clean files in 3rd bedroom?"

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  4. I love (not really) how, even with such a serious to-do list, Sly felt the need to refer to the dresser as "Doris' Folly". Never one to miss an opportunity to put someone down, even from the grave!

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    1. I never even thought of that part! Yes, Sly just had to let Doris know that she was not doing it right.

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