he came bearing gifts

IMG_4682 So my dad came this weekend, and he brought Neel a present for finishing his grant that was due this month. How about them apples?

Lately Neel has been making much fun of my home state of Tennessee. He's been encouraging Callum to join in on the fun as they joke about what a hillbilly, backward place the Volunteer State can be.

IMG_4688 But I disagree. Selling moonshine in liquor stores? I happen to think that Tennesse is quite enlightened.