Monday, May 20, 2013

Mom Is Cooler than I Am.

Mom called from Dulles International Airport. She's flying to Italy to hang out with my brother Vincenzo and his family. She's taking a side trip to Switzerland to hang out with my brother Sweetums and his family. She'll be in the Old World for three weeks. Before she hung up, she told me, "Don't work too hard!" Mom sure is enjoying her retirement.

I wish I were as cool as she is. Bon voyage ma mère!

9 comments:

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Me, too!
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John Gray said...

Sweetums.....
Bloody good name

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

Me, too!

Yeah, she's hella-cool!

Sweetums.....
Bloody good name


It started out as a sarcastic comment by my sister but it stuck, because he actually is perfect.

mikey said...

Dammit. In '99 I was sure I had that whole lifestyle nailed. By '02 I was doomed.

As the noted observer of life on the margins Jonathan Hemlock once noted, timing is the only forgivable social blunder.

And as registered by no less an observer of the human condition than Maxwell Smart, Secret Agent 86 with Control, "Missed it by that much....

paleotectonics said...

Is she goona get a chance to go to Munich or Garmisch (my faves)?

Another Kiwi said...

Have a good time Mrs.B.

Smut Clyde said...

She should totally visit that "Random Babblings of a Disturbed Mind" recipe blogger from Savoie, right down by the Swiss border. He tends to rant a bit but is a good sort underneath.

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

Dammit. In '99 I was sure I had that whole lifestyle nailed. By '02 I was doomed.

Ain't that a kick in the head? I, too, and most of our fellow Americans, was doing better back then, and used to vacation abroad once every year.

Is she goona get a chance to go to Munich or Garmisch (my faves)?

Maybe, my brothers will set the itinerary.

Have a good time Mrs.B.

No doubt about that!

He tends to rant a bit but is a good sort underneath.

But is he from a respectable family? **DUCKS**

M. Bouffant said...

She's lucky there's a chain of family hostels where she can stay for nothing.