Tag: love story

“Best Friends for Death”

I had been in the bathroom for quite a while at my parents after the party. “Are you alright?” my sister said so blithely. I had fallen into the bathtub fully clothed and replied, “I’m fine!” She opened the door and as I sat up, blood poured from my head, down my face and into my mouth.

You see, my Aunt Jippy throws good parties. It was her 50th birthday party that night, and I had a blast with my family just eating, drinking, and dancing to Frank Sinatra covers. Very atypical for me.

As soon as I got back to my apartment, I called my best friend, Gabrielle Thora Sweder. I left her a slurred yet detailed voicemail about my escapade of the night and compared it to one we had together in the past. Continue reading ““Best Friends for Death””

“I Just Want to See Alice Coopers Face”

Late in the night on a Thursday in Tennessee, the stars were clear and I was on the prowl. It was the summer of 2012 at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival when I fell in love.

It is about a 14 to 15-hour drive to Tennessee from Philadelphia. It is a long and arduous highway riddled ride.

However, there are not many distances young people won’t travel go for good music, food, drugs, and beer. Continue reading ““I Just Want to See Alice Coopers Face””