Daily Archives: 5:45 PM, February 6, 2011

Last Words

Marshall railing at the unfairness of his father's death and the meaninglessness of his last words in How I Met Your Mother

I watched How I Met Your Mother a few weeks ago (my senior year roommate got me hooked on the show through the NPH connection). It was an emotional episode — Marshall is at his dad’s funeral, and he’s really having a hard time with the triviality of his father’s last words to him.

It just made me think: I hardly ever remember the last thing someone has said to me. I don’t know if I’d be able to recall the specific last conversation I had with someone close to me. Continue reading