Dad’s Departure


It was today of 12 years before. Mei-Shun phoned mother who sounds satisfied saying that her younger daughter never forgets this date. Well, she makes it a rule to listen only — no criticism, no opinion yet “yes” and “you are right”. It is all different from their usual conversation, let an almost-octogenarian continue to talk for an hour and a half. Dearest Daddy, is it correct?