When Ronald got off with Mark, he saw Kristin walking out of the kitchen with a full glass of milk.
"Do you want me to give you anything, Dad?' she asked.
"No, thank you, Kristin."
"Do you have any luck with this Jack Sanchez character?"
"I wouldn't use the word 'character,' Kristin, but I have been in touch with Mr. Peters, so he has found him."
"Good to hear that. Tell me what he said."
"He was able to get Sanchez's contact information and talked with him. Mr. Peters said that Sanchez didn't sound very friendly. He's not going to give up on talking with him."
"That's a good thing. Did you get the chance to chat with his investigator?"
Ronald answered that question for her.
"Oh. Did he say anything on bringing his family with him?"
"I don't know how to answer that. I was told that he is a widower with two grandchildren and a daughter."
"Oh. Maybe he can bring his daughter with him."
"When the time comes, that's what we are going to find out."
"I'd like to guess that he does plan to bring her along like you are with me."
"That's a good thought. We're going out to dinner tonight."
"That sounds like a good idea, Dad. Do you have any ideas on where and what time?"
"Not yet, but I'll let you know."
"Okay. Are you planning on bringing my sisters and brothers?"
"I plan to, but Michael's interested. I will talk with the others. Maybe Shannon will be interested also."
"That's what I think too. Do you want me to tell her for you?"
"Only if you want to, so it's fine with me."
"Thank you. Why don't you invite Michael and Shannon to come with us for dinner? That way you can give them the details."
"That's a very good idea. I will go call them right now."
"Maybe Michael already told Jonathan about this reunion of yours by now."
"I never really thought about him telling Jonathan, but you could be right."
"If he already has, maybe he'll bring him along," Kristin told her father.
"Maybe. If he does, that's fine with me."
"Is there anything you'd like me to look around and see if there's anything to do?"
"You can try, but you probably won't be able to find anything," Ronald said.
"I'm sure there is something. I will find it and go from there."
"I'm going out to get the mail. I shouldn't take long."
She watched as her father found his mailbox keys and walked out of the front door. She was finally alone. She had half of a glass to finish the milk she poured for herself. Kristin walked into the empty kitchen to finish the rest of her milk. When she finished, she walked into the living room again.
She saw that his yearbook lying neatly on the living room coffee table. Yes, Ronald still had the same page where he found Jack Sanchez's picture. It looked like Ronald put a bookmark on that page. He probably did that so he wouldn't have to keep flipping through the pages, Kristin told herself. She didn't bother looking at Ronald's notes he'd made on searching for Jack.
She wondered if her father had a picture of Jack that's recent. If not, she wouldn't bother asking him about it. A few more minutes later, she saw him open the door. That she was going to do for him, but he beat her to it.
"Was there any mail?"
"Not much. Mostly bills, so that's nothing special. Did you find anything to do?"
"Yes, Dad. I'm looking at your yearbook."
"Yes. Did you ask Mr. Peters for a recent picture so you will be able to find him at this high school reunion of yours?"
"No. I don't need to ask him that sort of question. I can wait until the reunion gets closer."
"That question just came to mind. I was going to ask about it later, but I decided to do it now. I do have another question, Dad."
"Do you want to call Michael and Shannon and invite them to supper tonight or do you want me to do that for you?"
"You can call them. I already came up with a place and time when I went to grab the mail."
"What did you come up with so I can tell them?"
Ronald told her.
"That's a good choice. I'm going to leave pretty soon. I'll call them from my house. See you then."
Once she was out of the door, Ronald went up to take a shower, so that's exactly what he did.