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Posted by on Jan 9, 2023 in Gary Chalk, Humor, humour, Reading, Retirement humor, Retirement Humour, Retirement Living |

Living Retired — ‘Reading Room’

Living Retired — ‘Reading Room’

Living Retired — ‘Reading Room’

By Gary Chalk.

It has to be at least a week ago. Jan and I were reading in bed one evening when she closed her book and said, “Gary, do you want to invite some friends over and entertain in the downstairs family room? I have changed the furniture around and it is now a reading room.”

“Jan, just so I have this right. You are telling me we would invite friends to come for an evening and sit around reading? That hardly sounds like an invitation list people would give their eye teeth to be on — maybe their library card.”

Jan laughed, saying, “Everybody could do a book report when they left.”

“Jan, I will leave it to you to invite Susan and Lewis, but instead of bringing a bottle of Robert Mondavi wine, they should come with David Baldacci’s latest novel.”

Perhaps I am reading between the lines, but I imagined the telephone call in my mind…

“Hi Susan. It’s Jan. Gary and I thought it would be fun to have you and Lewis come over on Saturday evening to read a book. What do you think?”

“Gee Jan, Lewis and I … Read the rest here

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