Tired Old Tales for Thursdays
status viatoris – being ‘on the way’/being in a state of pilgrimage
SV: Good afternoon! How are you today?
Little Old Italian Lady:Well, you know how it is. Bad back, bad legs, bad eyes. Very tired. Can’t sleep. Weather’s a bit too hot and a bit too cold. Fell downstairs last year. Doctors say I’m too old to fix.
SV: Ummmmm. Oh dear.
Little Old Italian Lady: There was a woman here looking for you yesterday.
Little Old Italian Lady: Yup. Asked me if I’d seen the lady who’s always walking her dog.
SV: Well, not always, I sometimes do other things as well…
Little Old Italian Lady: So I told her I hadn’t seen you.
SV: Are you sure she was looking for me?
Little Old Italian Lady: Definitely. Lady who’s always walking her dog, she said.
SV: Hmmmm. What was she like?
Little Old Italian…
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