Here’s the next episode of Bugout! California.
“She’s gone,” Sam said, his body convulsing with sobs as he came out into the waiting room. The early morning sun was shining through the windows.
“Oh no,” Yvonne said, rushing to him, hugging him tight. Sid looked on, crying hard. John looked on helplessly, unable to cry, holding Sarah who was sobbing.
“Why did it have to be her?” Sid wailed.
Nurse Grace came in, eyes tearing up. “I have some papers for you to sign. Where would you like her taken?”
Sam tried to calm himself. “She wanted to be cremated,” he said. “Is there a place nearby?”
“Yes,” she said. “I know the owner. Small town, you know. You want them to do it and hold her for a while? I know what you’re going through right now.”
“Thanks,” Sam said, signing the papers. “Let’s take her there, then. I’ll have to come back at a later…
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