I got called a Bitch this weekend... and I could not be more satisfied. The area where I live is a big tourist destination. Being that Spring Break has begun, tourist have been flocking to the beaches like seagulls looking for cold french fries. I know that our area depends on tourist dollars. That was … Continue reading Spring break: the bitch is back!
“You still at it,” she asked, finding him surrounded by crumpled index cards and dozens of broken No. 2 pencils. “I’ve got to ace my GRE if I hope to get into Harvard!” “If you don’t have it by now, you never will.” “I know, but I can’t shut off my brain!” She closed the … Continue reading Study buddy
Chapter Two: moving out
A little over 22 years ago we brought her home. Tomorrow we'll load her car and her dad's truck with all her possessions and she'll move out on her own ~ 652 miles, 11 hours, and four states away. There is nothing more I can say about that... Submitted as part of Shell's "Pour Your … Continue reading Chapter Two: moving out
College tour from hell…
What I initially thought was a chance encounter, turned out to be an undeniable omen that led me to Dimoni College. It was the summer before my sophomore year in high school and I faced increasing pressure from my family, teachers and counselors to decide on a career path and where to attend university. I … Continue reading College tour from hell…
If there was ever a Daddy's Girl, it would be my daughter. Going into it, I knew that my husband would be a good father. He turned out to be a great father, even if his baby girl has him wrapped around her little finger. From day one he was a hands-on dad. He wanted to … Continue reading Daddy’s girl
She moved home, even if only for a few months, along with everything she owned, minus the old TV and cabinet she sold on her second trip to empty out her old apartment. The $40 she got from the new tenant paid for her gas on the drive home. She accumulated a lot of junk … Continue reading Better now