Part 2 of Linda’s hilarious trip with her mother on Amtrak.
This battered beauty makes every mile with Mother. I will never forgive my daughter-in-law, Carissa, for gifting Mother with it when Mother complained her old one had worn out. I’d been looking forward to its demise for a while. Except for that betrayal, Carissa is a perfect DIL. Please note the frayed seams and the deluxe cat collar fortifying its temperamental zipper. Though lots of folks think it’s a fanny pack, Mother wears it prominently displayed in front where no one will catch her by surprise.
While we’re on the subject of money, when Mother told my brother she couldn’t afford her ticket, he put one hundred dollars in her account. One concerned sister gave her two hundred, enough for the trip and spending money. Lest you think that money went on her trip, it disappeared deep into the bowels of her savings account. Financially, that trip worked out…
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