TRUE STORY: My brother is shipping off to the Marines on Monday. My mom has been trying to get me to go home to visit this weekend. She kept asking me to fly so we'd have more time together. Instead, I changed to driving midweek and she freaked out. She told me she's working during the week and there's a family dinner on Saturday. She sends me a bunch of texts with these -> !!! (as usual)
I told her there was no need to call me if she couldn't be calm and she said "guess I'm not calling!!!" I promised her I would work things out before she got off work... and so I did. I told her via facebook that I worked things out to be there this weekend.
I guess she didn't get that message because today... for what feels like the first time in my life... she apologized.
Part of me feels like crying. I don't know why that's such a big deal. She apologized.
And in the end, I'm driving home to see my family this weekend.