This brought such a lump to my throat when I heard it at work this morning that I had to retire to the loo.
Anyone out there who has a parent still firing on all/some cylinders, don’t lose the opportunity to tell them how much you love them. You never know when they won’t be able to understand any more.
(My father’s still around, but we can’t really communicate now, because of his dementia. Take care: it can happen overnight.)