This next week I'm going on a road trip with a special mission involved. I leave tomorrow morning to drive to Lincoln, Nebraska where my two sisters live. From Lincoln we sisters are going to drive to the tiny town of Raymond, Illinois where my dad was born and raised, where we visited our grandparents every year when we were young, and where my dad is buried. A couple of years ago when my mom died, my sisters and I discussed what we would do with mom's ashes. We all decided to take her ashes to Raymond and sprinkle them over my dad's grave...and that is our mission next week. To reunite our parents.
We also plan to visit every promising antique mall we find throughout the Illinois countryside. So there will be laughing, and crying, and antiquing, and adventure, and love. Now ain't that pretty damn fine?