A Girl Named DilanThe class was in an uproar. Nothing the teacher did or said could calm the waves of talking that naturally made their way to the front. Unfortunately the situation had been like this for a few days ever since it had been announced they would be receiving a transfer student. The entire class was curious as all they had been given was a name, Dilan Rembrant. Their curiosity however would soon come to an end because the new kid was scheduled to come that very day.A Girl Named Dilan4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"I wonder what he looks like" one girl wondered dreamily.
"I hope he plays basketball" commented a boy to his friend, "We could use another player."
"Shh! He'll be here any minute" said yet another quite ignored voice.
Everyone had their own opinions and ideas on what they thought the new student should be like and were sharing those opinions whether they were wanted or not. All noise stopped though when the door to the classroom opened.
"Here you are, room three
One Bad Mother...board."I can't explain it. It just sort of...came back to life."One Bad Mother...board.1 year ago in Personal More Like This
-Computer Repair Guy, as he handed me back my "dead" computer
and authorized a full refund.
It had been a strange weekend.
The week before, my car had transformed from an able, roadworthy steed into a wheezing, growling monstrosity with a ruptured exhaust line. It was no secret that the past winter did a number on the undercarriage. Two seasons ago, winter had decided it wasn't worth the effort, and the roads were clear and generally snowless. But last year, winter came back with an axe to grind and dumped white product on us repeatedly, causing the highway department to freak and liberally administer what amounted to half an ocean's worth of salt onto the roads. The oxidation to my car's tender underbelly was considerable; at one point the area beneath the driver's side had corroded so hideously that insulation ballooned out from beneath and looked like a mangled p