Rose was extremely thankful she had her camera. She would be able to show her friends what she had seen today. Her verbal communications skills were limited to moans and grunts since Rose's mouth had been permanently sewed shut by her mother, Bella, because of Rose's tourette syndrome. It was a rather extreme solution, but, Bella had already endured a lifetime of rapid blinking, shoulder-shrugging, throat-clearing and swearing while growing up with her now politically active fifth cousin, Donald. Rose still swore, but, the episodes were not nearly as embarrassing as during her childhood since most people couldn't understand what she was saying. Rose learned to sign, but, she kept flipping off people during her conversations, so, she settled on photography to communicate.
If I have to explain that the above story is hog wash, have another cup of coffee!
Hollywood, California 2013
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