Dad had turned to stone. It happened on the weekend so we didn't notice for a couple of days. He always sat there very still like that while the football games were on. Mom would sneak in regularly and replace the half-empty cans of warm flat beer with fresh cold ones...
"A Chip Off the Old ... Stone?,"
Sketch: Vol. 47
, Article 1.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/sketch/vol47/iss1/1