Yesterday, I received a comment from Netster, and it surprised me in 3 ways.
(1) He replied to a post which was written more than 4 months ago. Normally the only comments I receive from such outdated posts are spam comments. You know, those "performance" related drugs, MLM selling etc... I'm surprised Netster actually bothered to read such an old post.
(2) He added a super long comment, something which I seldom do, because of the number of blogs I follow. If I didn't read his comment, it would have been wasted effort for him. Luckily, I read each and every comment (even if I don't reply), so don't worry, k?
(3) Lastly, in his long comment, he shared his personal experience with his wonderful mum-in-law, who unfortunately is no longer with us. The story was so heartfelt and sincere, that I was really touched by it. It made me wonder if there were tears in his eyes as he was writing it. And this is one of the rare time I felt so touched by reading a reader's comment, as a doggie ate my conscience when I was young. Wanted to drop Netster an email to acknowledge it but couldn't find his email address anywhere on his blog.
A story of this length is better off being used as a blog entry, rather than leaving it as a comment in an isolated post. Consider sharing us your experience if you want, Netster, you really wrote it well.
By acknowledging you had a wonderful mother-in-law, that makes you a great son-in-law. And she will rest in peace, knowing that her daughter is in great hands.