Amarillo and Aunt Murrel
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After getting through the traffic circle in
We checked into our hotel, the TraveLodge West, and settled in quickly. Margo and I had a room, and Jackie and Patty had their own. We basically just dropped off the luggage and climbed back into the car. Aunt Murrel and family had a barbeque planned for us when we arrived, and we didn’t want to keep them waiting. Besides, despite our snacks, we were starting to get hungry.
It should have been a ten minute drive to Aunt Murrel’s, but our GPS insisted on taking us through
We were greeted enthusiastically by everyone, and after a few “How was the drive?” and “Are you hungry?” we settled into some chairs for some visiting. Aunt Murrel asked if they had been treating me right, referring to Margo and Patty. I told her that they had been mean to be the whole time. She said she would be speaking to them. She is a pistol. The last time we saw Aunt Murrel was 4 years ago, and her mind was sharp as a tack. She hadn’t lost much.
Not long after sitting down, Margo presented Aunt Murrel with her late birthday present. We were supposed to have been in
I brought two copies, which was all that I had time to print, and everyone had a chance to look through them. Aunt Murrel took her copy to her bedroom, so she could keep reading it that evening, and because she didn’t want it to get borrowed. I was happy to see how much she and everyone else were enjoying it.
We were soon eating and visiting. We got caught up on the latest news on the