You people know I come from a small town, right?
My sister and brother-in-law are visiting from Tennessee and we enjoyed a nice "first meal in the city" on the patio of one of my favorite coastal Mexican food places in Montrose. I was listing a few of the folks I'd met at the gala on Saturday and providing their roles in city and state politics by way of explanation of how diverse the group had been -- city council, state representatives, the city comptroller and several other politicos were on the list.
She was growing in her appreciation of the impact this gathering might have had . . . until Roger showed up.
"Sorry I'm late," he said. "But Moses* dropped by . . . "
She interrupted, "You people know EVERYBODY!"
Say a prayer for our chaplain friend Moses if you do that kind of thing. He and his mom just lost everything in a fire and he's about to be ordained in a couple of weeks.