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Wow, I like this one. True - I would hate to be as hate-filled, envious and bitter as some of my 'enemies'! Who aren't really my enemies at all, because I don't see anyone as my enemy. I know some people have done terrible things to me but I seem to know that it is mostly about THEM and not ME! (don't think I don't have any sense of introspection saying this! LOL)
Grandpa doesn't feel comfortable leaving the place he's grown up in and has to be almost unconscious to go. One of the reasons for Grandma and Grandpa's deaths could have been from the new environment and not being able to adapt to it (Steinbeck 111, 146).