I just called his cell phone and his wife picked it up. Love the old school phone skills (I still do it too) after introducing myself she asked "May I help you?" After the secret handshake I got to deliver my line to him that he is ugly as homemade sin and he immediately fired for effect. Luckily for me he did not range that and drop 20. That told me he was OK! I look forward to my friend being back soon!
Good news and telling evidence about the power of prayer. Thanks again to all that did!