The Retirement Ceremony for my Gallbladder!


A couple of months ago my gallbladder handed in her notice.  “I’m plumb wore out,” she said.” Carrying all those stones is just too much.”  “I’m sorry to hear that,” I replied. “But I can understand why you feel that way. You have served me well for nigh on 7 decades so you deserve retirement. I will set about arranging for that.”

And so, today, November 15, 2017,  at 1pm Eastern Standard Time, Gallbladder will be relieved of duty. A little ceremony is planned at the Markham Stouffville Hospital where there will be a surgeon, an anesthetist, a couple of nurses and, of course, I will be there too. I will be off in la-la- land but I will be present in body if not in mind.  It will be a respectful ceremony and will relieve Gallbladder of her duties. Liver will be sorry to see her go but …c’est…

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