An Elderly Italian Man Living Alone

An elderly Italian man living alone wanted to plant his small annual tomato plot but the ground was too hard and he couldn’t use a shovel any more. His only son who used to help him was in prison and he wrote to him describing his predicament. “Dear Vincent. I’m so sad I am unable to dig up our garden this year. I’m just too old and weak now. I know if you were here my troubles would be over. Love Papa” He got a letter back a few days later saying: “Dear Papa. Don’t dig up the garden, that’s...