Minutes later, the Urologist approaches Olivia in the surgical waiting room, taps her on the shoulder and whispers in her ear.
“There has been a small delay.” “Once I locate your husband, I’ll be able to complete the procedure.”
“AWOL again,” the exhausted and frustrated mother of eight mutters to herself.
When George returns home that night, Olivia leans over and kisses him on the cheek.
“Cut and tie.” “How difficult can that be?” she asks herself as she positions the scalpel.