Uncle Romeo Met Her At a Communist Rally

That's What Grandpa Carlos Said, Anyway

     The family doubted it, but I had just seen Dr. Zhivago and I thought it was definitely a possibility.

     Uncle Romeo and Sonya lived on a farm in Orange--back when there were farms in Orange. I remember the barn, the fruit trees, the ducks and the chickens. And Comrade the Pig.

     One time when we were all visiting the farm Sonya attempted to behead Uncle Romeo with a Russian military sabre. She had discovered a picture of Uncle Romeo with their neighbor Candy practicing animal husbandry at a 4H meeting.

     Uncle Romey said he was just helping Candy milk the cows.

     One Easter (Russian Orthodox) we ate Comrade  

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17.08 | 11:59

Youse peeps gots lots of homework to do's to get to know's all the Aunts & Uncles before the big shew December 9th. Youse better starts now's. Capiche?

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12.08 | 22:22

I'md only Gonna tells you once and I hopes youse will understands. .

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12.08 | 20:37

Love the Pepsi commercial!

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08.08 | 00:09

Diane Richards, Mission Viejo·19h ago
Ha ha ha! My dad grew up in a "Wapp" neighborhood in Providence Rhode Island. He talked like that all the time. He's been gone almost 20 years. Reading that made me smile and remember our beloved Papa. Thanks!

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