In April 2005, a blizzard forced the cancellation of a week of school and I discovered that we—my high school girlfriend and I—were not so far away as the roads suggested, and that the straightest path to reach each other was for her to walk through her wooded backyard and cross the sixteenth hole of the public golf course and for me to access the fenced-off service road for municipal water well #34 across the street from my house. 473 more words
Tags » Jack London
“Fifty degrees below zero meant 80 degrees of frost.
Such facts told him that it was cold and uncomfortable, and that was
all. It did not lead him to consider his weaknesses as a creature affected…
I have a weakness for novels about history’s famous wives, whether that’s Zelda Fitzgerald, the multiple Mrs. Hemingways, or the First Ladies of the U.S. presidents. 483 more words