Most of my favorites have already been mentioned, so let me just say, great job...from the title on down!
Dina, that was a great recap! Hopefully Thelma will come in here, read it, and put those braids out of their misery! She's so washed up, she just might.
He isn't named after "rye bread" , he's named after RY Cooder - no "e" on the end.