When a guy says he'll do something, he'll do it. No need to remind him every six months or so.
If the mattress is not moldy or bed bugged, many volunteer organization will haul it away to give to someone in need.
So it's OK to make promises you can't keep, fail at doing what should be done, and obfuscate the whole thing
with some metaphysical blather about universes colliding and suns winking out? Did I get that right?
He must think Mrs. Lilecks is a fool.
Wow, chasmatic, you must be a lot of fun at parties. For the record, Lileks goes on to humorously describe how he got the mattress to the curb for pick-up.
Aw markus, I was just being grouchy. I went on to read the rest of the story and yeah, it was funny.
Sometimes I eat the bear and once and a while the bear eats me.