4. LISTENED TO DONNA LEON'S A GIRL OF HIS DREAMS ON CD
5. ARRIVED AT THE FARM AFTER THREE HOURS OF DRIVING TO FIND MY BROTHER THERE (!) AS WELL AS THE EXPECTED MULTITUDE
6. HEATED UP A PLATE OF FOOD IN THE MICROWAVE -- CORN ON THE COB
7. SANG HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MOM
8. ATE CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH CARAMEL ICE CREAM
9. PACKED MY GREAT NIECE OUTSIDE IN THE DARK TO PLAY GHOSTS IN THE GRAVEYARD WITH HER COUSINS
10. WATCHED TV WITH MY NEPHEW, HIS WIFE, AND MY THREE GIRLS
As I hadn't seen my brother since Dad's funeral, I'll have to write about what it was like to see him.