Yesterday during class time I was pondering ROAD TRIP. . . . I felt the gypsy call rising from deep within me. . . and by afternoon I had said Bye Bye to Mme Bouiver. . .my grandmother. . and was heading on the road home to The Cape. Wasn't a bad drive at all, if you carefully avoided the Leaf Peekers but they were mostly on the scenic backroads of New England.
I hadn't told anyone I was coming home and I drove directly over to Peter's. . . he was home from work, as it was nearly supper-time. When I drove in the driveway Peter came out on the porch and yelled at me "What the hell you doing here???" He was all grins and I replied with a semi-obscene gesture as he rushed for the welcoming hug. . .embrazzo, to be more precise. LOL It felt sooo good to have his arms around me and to kiss him square on the mouth. . . . .hmmmm. . . . lasted for awhile too. LOL
Mama had supper near ready and she set another place for me at the large table in the dining room. Papa Dom. . ..DaSilva patriach . . .greeted me too with a hug and a slap on the shoulder "About time, boy, you come home.. . .almost forgot what you look like!" hahaaa
Before long everyone was there and we set into a grand meal, fresh fish, pasta, various sauces, flat bread,
tomatoes with basil and vinegar. . .and lots of other great food. Never a lack of variety at Mama's table. Everyone got into the news sharings, about people and comings and a lot of goings. A lot of the crowds
have gone. Some shops have window signs "Thanks for a great season!" But the streets fill up over the weekends.
We stayed talking at the table even after we finished supper Then, off n a sudden, Peter announced "Time to go. We're out of here!" Mama wondered when he'd be back. . "I'll be back when you see me!" And then to his Dad "See ya at work." .
Off we went in my midnight black hawk Honda FIT. . .it knows the way to our Dunes. Mom and Dad welcomed us with open arms. .. . what choice did they have!? LOL We were HOME! After a proper chat time we went upstairs to my room. . . . .and the rest is OURS! LOL
The photo shows the tip of the Cape, with Provincetown Harbor and the town at the bottom. Directly top is Race Point (you can see it) and then the borad Atlantic opening up. Along this shore is the closest point to Europe some say. Thoreau loved this place. .said he could turn his back on the whole United States here.
To the left is Herring Cove, the beach and Dunes and the Enchanted Forest. . .where the faeries scamper about. LOL
Home is the best place to clear out my head and breathe in the Fall salty air. . . .aaaaaaahhhhhhhh YESSS!
I dont have to be back on campus till 11 a.m. class Tuesday morning. Monday is Columbus Day!
justin at home