Got It Covered

Got It Covered“Got it covered Dad”.

All of a sudden this new phrase enters my world. Is it about making the bed? Is it about my car cover? Car covers are really important as they protect and give longer life and appeal to our most prized possession other than self. Bet car cover companies could make a fortune if they made people covers. Fewer wrinkles. Weight control. Better sleeping…..

“Got it covered Dad”.

Got to think about it… Have never seen it in literature and the TV that I watch. It is annoying that I have to learn vocabulary from younger generations and my children and…. Grandchildren…aghhh…

“No worries” drives me nuts. It is so stupid. That the person saying it is absolved of any responsibility or something. I wasn’t worrying before that was said. Now I have to think about what the other person thought I might have been worrying about.
Maybe it is signaling that it is time for me to accept old age. I am always looking for the next chair. I can’t run anymore after having run thousands of miles…

The top of the stairs is no longer looked forward to.

Petting the dogs is.

Hallmark Channel is exciting.

I love my polar fleece at night.

“Got it covered Dad”.

“No worries”.


Chris Bent, former Navy SEAL UDT-21, is the author of 11 books. Troubled by all the pain and injustice in the world he is driven to write in brief chapters that touch universal truths. Helping us search and find where we are meant to go. Helping us make a difference. Helping us not to quit. Hopefully.

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