Anyway, we're having his going-away party tomorrow night. I think we'll make it the social event of the year. The Onion classic I link to above provides tons of inspiration. I think a blown-up picture of Churn and Burn would honor him in the way he deserves, especially once we start playing Pin the Tail on the
All this and I just did a redneck wake last week. My aunt and uncle, who hosted it (not the ones who took care of Grandma) are absolute rich rednecks, and there was, like, a mountain of cheap beer, enough to accommodate a large family whose members mostly inherited Grandpa's ability to put away an obscene amount of alcohol and barely feel it.
Some things are too serious not to laugh about, Grandpa said. The older I get, the more I understand.