Well....... I took my mom to the airport today. We had small talk until she started telling me the details of her new will. Here is that conversation:
Mom - Your Uncle John will be the executor of the will. My friend Barb will be the one making all the medical decisions. Everything I own has been put into a living trust, so that way no one can touch it.
Me - o.k.
Mom - The trust will be responsible for paying all of my medical bill and any home care that I might need. I am selling the house and right now I have a small insurance policy, but that will end when I retire.
Mom - I have set a side a few pieces of jewelry that I want everyone to have. If there is any money left in the trust it will be divided 6 ways.
Me - That sounds fair.
Mom - However I left the summer home and all of the land to your sister. However you will have to come out and and help sell off what belongs I have left.
Me - No I will not have to sell anything. That is what your executor is for. well we are at the airport. Here let me get your bag for you. I guess I will see you the next time you come out. Bye
What am I? Chopped liver? Even worse a dog that gets the scraps of everyone else's leftovers.
Rusty asked me if I was surprised. I am not surprised but I am hurt. I knew that once my dad died .... well it would either break or make mine and my moms relationship. It has broken it.
Tonight I am giving the children a special treat. I am letting them go see two movies, so they will not be home until midnight or so. Even Ryan is going with them. They are going to go see Charlotte web and then they are going to sneak into the pursuit of happiness.