43. Fundraiser Fatigue

I set my alarm for an ungodly hour for a Saturday. I had to make a last minute trip to the grocery store and tie up any other loose ends for Brenda’s fundraiser. My experience from the previous year’s fundraiser proved that anything that I needed to take care of that day would take me…

5. Consolation Cooking

In the hangover of the pie contest, I faced my reality. I had a mortgage to pay. When I bought my apartment, I was making a lot more money than I was cooking at the charter high school down the street. That’s what they don’t tell you when you’re writing out the tuition check for…