Our neighbor Lois is a hilarious elderly lady. She loves our cat Shawn and is always letting us know what’s going on with him and his outdoor exploits. She goes to conventions every year filled with people who also share the name Lois. Who does that? Lois does!
The other day Will was managing the laundry situation (a big job!) and Lois was monitoring his activity. I don’t blame her; life is pretty boring. She’s also known to monitor and report in detail on the status of our trash bins…whether they’re full or empty, picked up or not.
Anyway, Will says to her, “Almost done!”
“Ah! Very good. Almost done.” Lois seems satisfied with this answer.
A philosophical wind blew through Will. “But…is laundry ever done??”
Lois cackled. “Ha! That’s true. Laundry’s never done.”
Will headed up our back stairs to our apartment.
About a minute later, Lois added, “…until you’re gone..”