Oh, it’s not a good moral thing, it’s a bad skill thing. She just sees through me. Maybe she can tell when I worry about getting caught? Which is why I (always!) catch her off guard when I wander into total fabrication.

My late mother-in-law initially would swallow the most outrageous things that I told her. But after a few years Mom would pick up whatever clues I emote when I confabulate and she would put on her skeptic face when I waxed fantastical. Maybe it’s a mom thing?

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Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

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