Archive for the ‘Yuck.’ Category

More Than I Needed To Know

September 16, 2005

Just spoke with a gentleman who mentioned, in the course of the conversation, that he had just gotten out of the hospital. To be polite, I said, “Are you doing all right?” He then told me some pretty gory details of his operation, which involved removal of part of his colon, and the usual consequences thereof, you know, the kinds of things those of us with manners don’t discuss in polite company, and some of the trouble he has had with those consequences in the last few days.

I think I’ve lost my appetite for lunch.