What about these little old married people who are so in love? They're
not just faking it, are they?
I guess relationships change and people change and you have to keep up
and reassess and it's a lot of work. And then, of course, people get
old and fat and tired and grouchy and they start aching all over and
they drink too much and wake up with mystery bruises. It's all a lot to
I love riding the bus sometimes. This really loud crazy man got on and
was whacking people with his huge bag and then he announced to the bus
that he was going to go up front and hit on me and he kept calling me
Boots because I was wearing boots. It was funny. Except then he got up
and actually did hit on me, which was awkward, but my stop came up
quite soon and as I hopped off I yelled thanks, driver!
like people do and I felt very big-girl-in-the-city, very citified and
cool and hip and I think I've had a smirk on my face all day for some
Am I, like, your most fair
weather friend? Or do you have other fair weather friends? What's a
fair weather friend, anyway? Fair weather is good, right?
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Read MM's "Break."
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