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Comic 150 - 97 - Never.

28th Mar 2014, 10:00 AM in Regular Strips
97 - Never.
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MaGnUs 28th Mar 2014, 10:00 AM edit delete
I assure you, the graphic depiction is not an exaggeration, that is the amount of chocolate milk (with corn flakes, not pictured) I spewed out, as much through my mouth as through my nose... in fact, we were like three or four times further away than how it looks in the strip, due to space constraints. And I'd like to use this oportunity to try and find the friend who made me laugh and then suffered the consequences. He lived one house away from mine, in the Montevideo neighborhood Prado, his name was Rafael Fernández, and attended Public School Nº 14 in Berro street. Two of his brothers were named Alejandro and Alfonso (aka Choncho), his other brother I don't remember, but they called him "Papacun", and his sister, Mariana, should be around 27 right now.

Rafa would be 34, like me. He moved away when we were 7 or 8, to the city of Minas, some 122 kilometers from Montevideo, because his father or mother worked for ANCAP, the national oil company. I never saw him again.

Music this week is from U2's 1987 album "The Joshua Tree", and the song is "Red Hill Mining Town", which fits like a glove, because "Minas", the town Rafa moved to is called that way because it used to have mines, and the area of the country it's in is known for it's beautiful hills: