The Mail

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The old lady was known for a lively, yet betimes unconventional sense of humor. As she lived on the same street as her son and his family, mail mix-ups were unavoidable.

One day one of her grandsons, home from college, received a letter from his girlfriend. To his chagrin, the envelope had been opened, and carefully taped shut again. Across the front his grandmother had written:

"Delivered incorrectly. Opened accidentally. Enjoyed thoroughly ..."

----------------A Final Thought ...

"Senescence begins
And middle age ends,
The day your descendants,
Outnumber your friends."

- Ogden Nash (19021971)