So, it’s been one crazy week for BadEvan. I’ve been visiting family, trapped with no internet connection, being away from my dog, deleting old TXTs from Scotty (the EX), and hearing that my cousin Jodie was arrested for murder. I need a vacation from my vacation…
Starting at the beginning. I left Bloomington on the 6th. In the car for 4 hours with my mother and teenaged sister. The car ride wasn’t that bad. It gave mother and I a chance to talk about all the bad that’s transpired over the past couple of months and the scary health things due to arrive. Sis just played with her new Ipod, most of the way. Instead of just heading straight for Highland, Il (Grandparents House) we opted to go a lil farther and take sis to see the St. Louis Arch. It was worth the extra miles, and mother freaking about directions. We went through the museum, Expansion Westward. I got yelled at by a 90 year old park ranger for touching a display. Well it wasn’t in glass or behind a rope.
After a few hours of “fun” we headed back o Highland. We said our goodbyes They drove a way, back to Bloomington. So begins my long week with two old people in a town with NO WiFi, coffee shops, or hot farm boys. I spent most of the week going through old family photos with Grandma Pat and listening to Grandpa Jim go on and on and on and….The man can find an hour long story in anything. We caught up on the past 8 yrs. Talked about my inheritance. Swapped recipes. They wanted to see pics of Scotty. I told them the sad truth. Here I had told them how in love we are, it’s not a fling or lust. That I am capable of being in a LTR. Just to tell them it was now over. They assured me I would find mister right. That I wasn’t going to be the crotchety old man at the bar still looking for love…
Anyways…The town of Highland needs an upgrade! The library has 12 computers for people to surf the net. Not bad. But wait…they are all in use and connected to the internet by a single DIAL-UP connection!!! WTF!!! How do they expect this blogger to return his thousands of fan emails…? PS: I’ve already sent you both an email back. I would have used my SmartPhone to connect my laptop…but I didn’t know how and had no way to look it up. Thanks to Ankit Arora I now know how.
Here are some of the pics I got from Grandma Pat. These are of me, duh, at different ages. I was a cute lil kid. What the Hell happened?
TXTs from Scotty:
baby i want you take me and bend me over the hood of the car and while you fuck me i want you to pull my hair and smack my ass while you call me your dirty boi.
baby i miss u. i’ll be off work soon
i can’t stand being apart. where r u? i’ll see you tonight!
I love you so much! I need you always!
They are all deleted now…
Then on Tuesday mother called to ask what Felony Murder was. I explained it was a homicide that occurs during the commission of another felony. Normally a charge that’s made when the DA plans to seek the death penalty. Why? Well my cousin Jodie was arrested for ALLEGEDLY stabbing a guy to death over Crack. She’s being charged with felony murder. Her firefighter boyfriend is also being held for trying to steal meds from the Bloomington Hospital. Jodie and me are the same age. I’ve been struggling with the idea of writing about this. Should I or shouldn’t I? We did a lot together in our youth…um…Bad Evan…it ain’t just a nickname 😉
So that’s my vacation. Oh we went to the zoo, too. But I’ll talk about that later.