In Response

by James D. Witmer

Lying Down on the Job

See the young father coming home from work. He is bone-tired, especially between the ears. If this was the late 1950s, he would kiss his wife on the way through the kitchen, pat his kids on the head on the way through the living room, and disappear with an adult beverage into the den for some peace and quiet before dinner.

But this is not the 1950s, he appreciates his wife, his children need loving attention, and he shouldn’t drink on an empty stomach.

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2 comments on “Lying Down on the Job

  1. Rebecca
    January 20, 2013

    So this just isnt the chaos that happens at my home?! Loved this and love to watch my hubby do this!

    • JamesDWitmer
      January 23, 2013


      It’s amazing to me how, when the most you can do is the least you can do, it’s often the best you can do.

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