Codes well, struggles with being an adult.

When I was younger, I promised myself I'd never turn out like my parents and their always-frustrated, always-busy, sad circle of friends, and yet.. --- When my grandfather was coming to town, he would mail a copy of a heavily detailed itinerary to everyone in Texas. He grew up in Texas, had his family in Virginia, and retired in Colorado. One of his children lived in Colorado nearby, and the other three ended up back in Texas. All of grandmother's kin stayed in Texas all along, so one could argue the OCDish over-the-top itinerary was necessity - they had a lot of folks to visit when they made their annual road trip. My grandfather's name was Joe. When Joe came to town, he always had one item on the itinerary…
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