I need to move someplace where Cheez Whiz isn’t a major food group, she said.
Wanting him to come back before anyone notices a part of the world has not moved since he left
She told me she moved to LA so she could dye her hair & be in a band. A couple of years after that someone told me she’d quit her band to go to cosmetology school. I guess it was easier to give up music than to give up the hair.
I have a friend who does numerology in California & she called me up one night & said that 444 was the number of Wal-Mart, which is 30 percent off of 666 & we were both amazed & then I hung up the phone & said now I remember why we moved to Iowa.
I threw out my hope chest a while back because it was too big to carry around with me all the time, but I still kept all the blankets & clothes. I just dress in more layers now & I’m hoping to move to a cooler climate soon.
I’m trying to pack for the future, he said, but I think it’s too much stuff. So what are you going to do? I said. & he shrugged & said he was going to trust that everything would work out. & he added, I’m moving back in with my parents.
Moving briskly along because introspection gives her a stomach ache.
Thinks about moving to someplace else where everything is different enough to be fun again.
Certain types of people don’t fit in here, she told me when we first moved in. Just assume you’re one of them & you’ll be fine.
I moved a lot when I was young & I still ache a bit at the thought of all those autumns in new & unfamiliar landscapes.