Gosh...if she knew it was gonna cause this much trouble, she should have lied and said she was going w/girlfriends.

In any case, I'm 23, live at home (OUCH...but not for long...), and I went away for 2 weeks over summer break and my parents were enthralled that I was not going to be in the house for that long. They were so happy to have me gone that they both took the two weeks off from work to be together. 'Course, my parents *hate* me, but...