No More Chores

Mama spoke mostly Yiddish when she got old.
Mama did not bentsh likht (blessing over the candles) on Friday night when she got old.

Mama did not go to shul (synagogue) when she got old.

Mama had four boys, but there were only three when she got old.     

Mama could not take care of herself when she got old.

Mama was not allowed to drive her car when she got old.

Mama could not stay with her children because she had only shnir (daughter-in-laws).

Mama could not remember many things when she got old.

Mama did not give advice to Fishele when she got old.

Mama went from the East Coast to the West Coast and back to the East Coast, when Mama got old.

Mama now has no chores, for she rests next to Papa.