The Good News: I am, in fact, alive.
The Bad News: I am in Connecticut, having a Thanksgiving/Christmas Fiasco with my mom’s side of the family.
Good News: Mark is here with me, helping me survive and not kill my relatives.
Bad News: My mom seems to have made her annual holiday transformation into Martha Stewart Jr., complete with psychoses.
Good News: We’re staying at my aunt’s house and my mom is staying at my grandmother’s house.
Bad News: This has not spared us from 1) my mom’s wordless, repetitive singing of “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” or 2) my mother and grandmother’s three-hour conversations about knitting.
Good News: We’re going gambling tomorrow.
Bad News:…We’re going gambling tomorrow.
Further updates to come…