My mom had a significant birthday last week and it took some adroit arranging to get the party started right and quickly this weekend (as the immortal C&C Music Factory sorta kinda said). Good thing that the right people were there although my brother Juan was surely missed (he lives in Colombia and was not able to take days off work to be here).
The weather was also amazing! So amazing in fact that we saw flying fat wild turkeys; potentially road-kill bunnies, foxes and deer; a squeaking eagle; chimpmunks; tree worms and shooting stars! So all in all an amazing weekend. The mom thought so too and that is, ultimately, what matters (above, the blabbeador, the mom and the other brother, Gabriel).
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