My dad was slightly concerned that we were coming to visit because of a Big Thing.
But my mom assured him that the two of us had cooked up this plan and Ted didn’t even know anything about it yet.
We-- my mom and I-- decided it was time, and I told Ted to free up a weekend. He’s going to Georgia.
I realized later that I’d sprung it on him rather suddenly, but I’m too excited to care. And anyway, he deserves it.