Narrated by Bobbie Greene.
Alex and I have made a deal to share the chores so he's cleaning up the house since he has a day off work. I'm a firm believer in equality between men and women! Except in the kitchen. No matter how much he tries, Alex is still quite a terrible cook.
Charlie. Very often when I go to wake him up in the morning I notice that his homework is still undone. It's not that he's a bad kid, he's just not that interested in school. Dixie is the exact opposite. She loves homework and usually wants to do it right after coming home from school.
Janie loves playing with the dog.
Patsy was waiting for me when I got home from work on friday. She told me that she wanted to tell me and Alex something. I could tell she was very nervous. We ushered the triplets upstairs to watch tv and sat on the living room couch. Finally she opened her mouth and blurted: "Mom, Dad, I'm gay!"
I could tell she was afraid that we wouldn't love her anymore or something but I wasn't even that surprised. She's never seemed interested in boys - unlike me when I was her age. She asked us if she could go to Merry-Go-Round, the new gay club. Alex was a bit hesitant at first but he finally gave her permission to go as long as she'd come home before midnight.
Vicki's husband Patrick came over with their dog Donna. I feel like it's been years since I've seen my sister. It's a crime we don't visit each other more often. We live right next door to each other! Patsy's friend Camryn also came over at the same time. I might as well call her Patsy's girlfriend since that's what she obviously is.
- Title reference: River by Moya Brennan
- Patsy will move to college at the end of this round. Oh how the time flies.
- Nero is a "tribute" to my mom's old dog. When she was young her family had a dalmatian male called Nero. I've heard so many stories of that dog that I wanted to have him in my game.