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Three-Generation-Road-Trip

There were two cars at Deep Creek Lake for the post-Thanksgiving trip back to Silver Spring, Maryland.  I went with Leo—his longest driving since he got his license a few months ago.  His father was in the front seat next to him in case he needed advice, and Seth and I were in the back.  Occupants’ ages ranged from sixteen to 80-something. Subjects discussed follow:

MUSIC

I had never heard a single song on Leo’s playlist.  But music was a big part of the trip as Jeremy quizzed Seth on the artists of the best hits of the 80’s. Seth knew them all.   I knew none of them. I asked Seth to quiz me on top hits of the 50’s.  I recognized every single song even though I couldn’t name any of the artists except Patti Page. Classical music was not discussed.

CLOTHING

Me:  Long down coat zipped to my chin.  Jeremy and Seth:  normal winter jackets, unzipped.  Leo: shorts and a sweatshirt

GRAMMY’S FUTURE

A very, very short discussion on possible online dating sites.

AVAILABLE FOOD  

Two large plastic bags containing approximately thirty-five brands of what used to be called “penny candy".  Bought by Seth at a nearby candy store to be shared upon his return to Brazil, we each were allowed samples.  I chomped on Hot Tamales and Turkish Taffy.

DURATION OF THE TRIP

Not long enough.

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GISELE RODRIGUES

these were the differences... something in common: LOVE

Maureen Helen

Sounds lovely, Judy. We can learn so much from the young people In our lives. I feel blessed to be able to do things with my family.

Becky in California

Loved this!

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