All For The Sake Of The Essay"Hey, loser." Gaz walks into the kitchen, her signature glare adorning her face. "Since dad is holed up at work, I'm spending today at Bloaty's. Make sure I don't see you, if you want to keep your face- got it?" My mouth drops open.More Like This
"No way! I did not just spend two days making a Thanksgiving meal for nobody to eat it!" Her scowl deepens, and she raises a fist.
"Oh, quit your crying. Maybe you could find a chupacabra to share it with. Better yet, why not ask your alien boyfriend if he wants some? Either way, just don't bother me." She stalks off before I can even say "He's not my boyfriend!"
"Great. Just great." I stare out at the table I made, three spots all ready and looking hopeful. I glance at the counter, piled with traditional foods, much more than I had even hoped to be eaten. I peek into the oven at the browning turkey.
All for nothing.
"No!" I slam a fist onto the counter. "Dammit, Gaz!" She did this every year. Bails as soon as she hears dad won't attend. She stuck