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North pulls. South yanks. Battling him.

by L2L3 on August 22, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Torn between a trip to the U.P., where I would most like to be, and a trip to Florida where my FIL has been hospitalized for almost a month. Of course I know what I perhaps should do, but my mental jury has a holdout. Even in an incapacitated state, I suspect that he'll not only recognize me but continue to treat me as though I have not a single, functional brain cell. I think I see Aurora Borealis in my immediate future. Mine eyes have seen the glory...


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