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By Susan Jane Gilman
From the writer of "Kiss My Tiara" comes a humorous and poignant number of real tales approximately ladies coming of age that for as soon as is not approximately discovering a date.
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The sky had downgraded from black to inky blue, and it was once raining a little as we pulled up open air Jeremy’s fraternity apartment. Henry obtained my bag out of the trunk, carried it up the stairs to the porch, then waited whereas I felt round lower than the mat for the main. “Do i glance ok? ” I requested him. “Not too exhausted or puffy? ” “Nuh-uh. You glance nice. What approximately me? ” He adjusted his jacket, squared his shoulders. “Not too psycho? ” “No. absolutely cool. Kitty’s going to like the flora and the tune. ” Henry had introduced his guitar alongside. He’d written a tune for Kitty, which he’d sung for me a cappella at the journey down. It was once really beautiful strong. We glanced at one another at the darkened porch. We’d been jointly virtually seventeen hours directly, however it appeared like for much longer. simply the morning prior to, we’d been sitting ahead of our typewriters within the scholar front room, yet recalling it now used to be like searching through the incorrect finish of a telescope. “Well,” I acknowledged. “Maybe you need to occasion for dinner in a number of nights? The 4 people? ” “Sure. that may be good,” acknowledged Henry. “Well. ok. ” He became and moved quickly down the stairs. “Don’t do whatever I wouldn’t,” I known as after him. “Well, that leaves me lots of options,” he teased. Then he swung down into his vehicle and was once long past. contained in the darkened fraternity residence, Jeremy had left a bit of paper taped to the banister: “Susie—Up. 1st Door correct. ” the home used to be an previous Victorian, and that i might inform it hadn’t been saved up. each step creaked underfoot, and paint flaked underneath my hand at the banister. prior to getting into Jeremy’s room, I felt in my bag for a broom and ran it vigorously via my hair. Then I eased the door open slowly. once I stepped within, I approximately banged right into a ladder. I hadn’t learned Jeremy had a loft mattress. while I’d anticipated arriving, I by some means imagined him sprawled on a king-sized bed and pulling again the covers seductively, with a flourish. Now there has been a moving and thumping overhead. Jeremy leaned over the sting of the loft sleepily, his hair status instantly up with static, his eyes slightly open. “Hey,” he croaked faintly. “You made it. ” “Uh huh,” I stated hoarsely. i used to be by surprise beaten with exhaustion. “I’ll be up in a single minute, lover,” I whispered. Then I set my bag at the couch underneath his loft, plunked down beside it, and proceeded to go to sleep. Later that morning, Jeremy nudged me wakeful. He stood over me absolutely dressed with a knapsack slung over his shoulder and an apple in a single hand, basically on his technique to classification. “I used to be going to allow you to sleep,” he stated, “but you’ve bought a mobilephone name. ” He helped me off the couch and led me around the touchdown to the typical room. one in every of his fraternity brothers stood via a wall mobile, conserving out a receiver. “Chem test,” Jeremy whispered. “Back in an hour. ” As he disappeared down the steps, I took the receiver and placed it to my ear. For a few cause, I had a negative headache. “Hello? ” I stated groggily. “Mornin’, princess. ” It used to be Henry. “So,” he exhaled, “you approximately able to pass? ” “Go the place?