What else is new right? (you in the back be quiet!)
I am finding old people very annoying. In the past week I've had to deal with them on three different occasions (not including dealing with my own parents). The first
I did reply nicely to him and I'm sure that will satisfy him for at least the next 24 hours.
"Can your husband fix this post here, the fence is leaning again."
"He looked at it, it's rotted."
"Should I bring someone in to fix it and we can share the cost?"
"No, I can't afford to pay for someone to fix it."
"I can see how, with three kids, you not having the money to do it. I'm on a fixed income myself." (gee thanks for your consideration.) "Well can we take some rocks and put them on your side prop it back up for now?"
Now I know this isn't going to work. The fence post is rotted. No amount of propping up the fence is really going to save it in the end. But for the moment, it solved what she is seeing on her side. Course on my side, I get to look at a stack of stone.
I realize that someday I too will be old and annoying to people younger than myself. But when I've got a million plus one things going on in my life, I am not thinking nice thoughts when I am helping them with their requests.