Yes, Super Agent Fred and I are back in the old country, visiting our respective crazy, crazy, crazy ass relatives. Who are these people? How could i possibly have sprung from this?
My brother is the exception and I love him, he and his wife, to whom he will have been married 50 years in September. Amazing
Amazing also, is his saintly restraint in dealing with my father who has gone from befuddled crankiness into actual insanity. There have been “incidents.” There have been calls from management (who seem to be actually quite nice, and determined to give the people who have been entrusted to them both dignity and independence. Even if they deserve neither. Which brings us back to my father.)
Anyway, daily calls where Ed has to stop running his own business and take time to go straighten out today’s mess. I feel so guilty, tucked away on the far coast, absolutley insulated from the madness.
Anyway. Texas. Excellent Mexican food, combat strength air conditioning, and boys who truly look like this:
Of course, they are in the minority, squeezed in between the giant mounds of humanity that make up the rest of the population and take up far too much room.
We go home at dawn on Monday morning. I am counting the microseconds.