“The people here actually stare back at you,” an East Coast friend confided in me, “It’s a bit unsettling.”
“It’s the little disgusting things that make you wonder if you miss a place.”
I survey my new neighborhood, strolling down each block, palm tree to palm tree, the hot sun beading on my face as I admire the scenic hills in the distance.
THE “WAKE & BAKE/TALKED TO PARENTS ABOUT FUTURE” CRONUT
Your horn, your lights, your shiny new doors.
5. Apologize and say “So sorry, I just have to answer this real quick,” when needing to use your phone. But take as long as you would have, anyway.
Hint: Don’t ever, ever try it.
“Have you met anyone famous?”
We should be aware of and sensitive to racism in any way it might pop up because Miss Racism is a sneaky little thing.
Staring up at the sky when you are floating on your back in the pool with the girl you used to pretend was your sister. You two are drunk of the smell of chlorine and the night-blooming cereus in her neighbor’s yard.