Conversations with Mom, cont…
Me: I am watching Alan Watts videos. Have you ever heard of him?
Mom: No, I don’t think so.
Me: He was a philosopher & writer and was around during your hay day. Not old school, but he was around when I was just a little twinkle in your lovely eyes.
Mom: You mean when you were just a little pest in my eyes? Remember, you were an accident.
Me: That’s not very nice. Mr. Watts would have a lot to say about that. “When a man no longer confuses himself with the definition of himself that others have given him, he is at once universal and unique.”
Mom: Oh big deal. I can’t understand that. I can’t understand him at all.
Me: I have a video for you…