Hello, again, Gentle Reader(s?),
As some of you may know, I have been the proud owner of some really great hearing aids for the past few years. And, as some of you may know, I don’t wear them all of the time. And as some of you may know, that means that I can go fairly long stretches without wearing them at all. And, as some of you may know, it drives Judy nuts when she has to repeat herself when I don’t quite pick up what she is trying to tell me.
Well, this past week has been a game changer. I actually wore my hearing aids all week long! Really! It’s been great!
Well, yesterday, Judy and I were on the road, returning from five days in San Diego where we were celebrating our 50th (Golden) Wedding Anniversary. We were conversing quite a bit along the way, and I was able to pick up just about everything she said! It was GRAWESOME!!! And she was happy that she didn’t have to repeat a lot of things!
Just after we came over the Grapevine, she asked me a question…
Judy: “How come, when you are wearing your hearing aids, you don’t talk as loudly as you do when you’re not wearing them?”
Bill: “Well, because I can hear myself better.”
J: “Yes, but I can’t hear you as well. In fact it’s hard to pick up what you are saying.”
B “Hmmm… You should get hearing aids.”