In the TV series M*A*S*H, Corporal Radar O’Reilly said to his commanding officer, Col. Sherman Potter, that his mother said, “Better to hold the phone than to get a kidney stone.” I’ll let it go at that.
Rochelle Wisoff Fields heads up Friday Fictioneers.
Janet “Sustainabilitea” Webb brought the picture.
… and away we GO!
Since Pop worked out of our home in those days, our new cordless phone was his pride and joy. So, why shouldn’t his office be the bathroom … the one off to the left of the front door? The toilet sat below the window sill and he could look out onto the porch as visitors stopped by saying, “Hi, come on in. I’m on the phone.” Who would know, right?
It worked. Until …
A visitor stopped by, saw Pop in the window conducting both kinds of business and doubled over in laughter. “I know what you’re doing. I papered that room!”