Easy Street

From Bartleby Snopes – Nov. 2015

At parties, if I’ve had a few and the small talk turns to where we grew up and what our parents did, I’ll sometimes dial up the southern accent and tell people, “The last thing my daddy ever gave me was a paper bag filled with his own shit.” The line always gets a shocked laugh, but it’s true, and my wife will have to put her hand on top of mine and deftly change the subject before I can sour the mood.

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