The fifth installment in a series that looks at life in a small town in Texas.
Never let it be said there is nothing to do in Tuna. Between the funerals and hospitalizations, the fun just never stops. Here’s a typical day:
6am – Get up. Read newspaper and check obituaries.
7am – Drive to Whataburger and drink coffee with the cronies. Talk about a) who died this week and b) who is in the hospital and fixin’ to die. Discuss what to eat for lunch. Describe in detail what you ate for dinner last night.
9am – Go home and bake a cake to bring to the hospital for the people in group b.
10am – Arrive at the hospital with cake. Joy ride in the hospitality golf cart. Try to get free medical advice from anyone wearing scrubs who happens to pass by.
11am – Reconvene with Whataburger cronies in the hospital waiting room and enjoy cake and free hospital coffee.
12am – Break for lunch at Aunt Clydes. Talk about what you would like to eat for dinner tonight. Round table discussion on what everyone ate for breakfast.
1pm – Go home and put on funeral leisure suit with clip-on tie and dress cowboy boots.
2pm – Attend funeral and post funeral feeding with cronies.
4pm – Meet cronies for dinner at Furr’s Cafeteria. Discuss what to eat for breakfast in the morning. Reminisce about what you ate for lunch.
6pm – Get home in time for Wheel of Fortune.
7pm – Call all the cronies to make sure no one died since Wheel of Fortune.
8pm – Go to bed.
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