Across the back in pencil: Mary Lee, Doris,
Ruby, Jean, Mary Jo and Jewel. They are
bunched together, a gaggle of girls, a clutch
of chicks… 187 more words
Much of The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer was part nostalgia, part lesson in the importance of growing up.
The Interestings follows a group—Ethan, Ash, Jules, and Jonah—through important life events, beginning with the group’s meeting at summer arts camp, Spirit-in-the-Woods, where they thrived on creativity and the desire to live their talents. 512 more words
Perhaps, if you had been following along from the beginning, in the little house with the two cuddly cats (I still miss them terribly) in that quiet shaded neighborhood, you may already have predicted–or at the very least, not be surprised to learn–that I would be back again in my parents’ house, sitting at home with our beloved 15-year-old dog, broken again after more debacled essays at living; unemployed, single, hungry as a wild thing (At present, I can’t get the desire for all things chocolate out of my mind); and also hyperventilating mildly because of my antidepressant, which affects my breathing so that inhaling and exhaling and inhaling…etc. 2,152 more words