When Joe’s wife fell on the job he knew they were in for trouble. Rita wasn’t much of a complainer. When she broke her toe she hardly made a peep. When she got ten stitches for that cut finger, she hardly uttered a word. Fact is, she never complained about much unless she was really in pain.Which is why Joe realized they were both in trouble.
The first time he left his job to take Rita to Physical Therapy, Joe’s boss didn’t say much. “Take care of your wife!” he joked. “But tell her she owes us a Bundt cake for all your missed work!”
But when Joe’s time off mounted his boss became more aggravated. “One of these days your job won’t...