It was the end of March 2017, and David and Toby Ingram were helping their brother, Brody, move into his new place in San Francisco. Brody just got another job doing IT work, and his girlfriend, Julia Jaconetti, was going to move with him. Their plan was to stay with Brody's cousin's friend and his girlfriend until everyone else came over to San Francisco. Brody was super excited about this new opportunity, and he and his brothers and friends have always wanted to end up in San Francisco since they love it there so much. And their dream was about to become a reality.
The kids' parents were going to come a day later because they were looking at seasonal homes in Orlando, Florida. Their plan is to keep their house in Crown Point, Indiana, and alternate between the two homes. And the two older brothers, Dawson and Brett, were in New York City because Brett was visiting some colleges for grad school. They weren't planning to come to San Francisco until a week later when Brody and his girlfriend would be all moved in. Brett has been doing some research on grad schools for a little while.
Since last week, Brody had been fighting a cold, and he was disappointed that he had to move to San Francisco while he was sick. He slept on the plane the whole time, and his nose was just so stuffed up. It did not take everyone too long to set up Brody's and Julia's space, but Brody quickly got very tired. After moving everything in, Brody fell asleep on the couch in the common area. David made some mostaccioli for the evening.
Four hours later....
"Yo, B-Rodes. Wake up," Toby said to Brody as he shook him.
"No," Brody replied quietly.
"We have mostaccioli on the table, so you need to get up, so we can eat all the mostaccioli!"
"Why not?" Toby asked.
"I don't feel like it," Brody replied in his sleep.
"Okay then. If you don't get up, I'mma squirt you with water."
"OH NO YOU DON'T!" Brody shouted as he sprung off the couch and ran toward Toby.
"My head hurts."
David, Julia, and Toby were waiting for Brody to join them. The owners of this place, Kevin Iacobucci and Leslie Gilbert, both 30 years old, were on their way home. They had to go to the grocery store to get ingredients to make pina coladas, since that was what everyone wanted tonight. And Brody would probably go for one himself, even though he wasn't feeling all that well. But the four kids wanted to dig into the mostaccioli before all else.
"How are you feeling, Brody?" Julia asked her boyfriend.
"My head hurts a little, but I'm just tired," Brody said, half-awake.
"You want some mostaccioli though, don't you?"
"I made it from Dad's cookbook, just so you know," David said to his younger brother of a year.
"I figured as much," Brody remarked.
"Like, exactly how he makes it."
"It's just like Dad's, so it has to be good. When do Kevin and Leslie come back?"
"I don't really know. They said they were getting stuff for pina coladas, but they didn't say when they were coming home."
"Can't wait for the pina coladas."
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