On The Road

Oct.4, 2013 2pm, Spartanburg, South Carolina: I sneak out of school early to Melanie’s awaiting car, weighed down so heavily by her belongings that it looks as if the bottom is going to scrape the ground as soon as we pass the speed bump leaving the parking lot. I immediately notice that it handles like […]

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Goodbye, Roommate #2

October 3, 2013 It is the last night Melanie will spend in this house, with us, Gamma Gamma Gimmel, the Jewish sorority. I am sad. Anyone who has read my books knows I have a very hard time saying goodbye. My sentimental side rears its ugly head, and I dissolve into a weepy, nostalgic mess. […]

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