I am no longer a vegetarian. I haven't eaten meat for close to ten years. That’s another part of my old self that I have abandoned. My new diet consists of red wine and hamburgers from Amsterdam. They are the best I have ever tasted.
Randy is pouring on the guilt. How could I leave home two weeks before Christmas? How was this going to make him look? What was I doing? I was going to ruin my life. I answered his e-mail with four words:
My Life Is Ruined.
Then I added another twist of lemon:
This Is Your Fault, Randy.