Dickens has Nothing on These Expectations

Date: March 14, 2012 Skype Call to Daniel Weaver Duration: 1 hr, 05 min Duration of relationship: 9 months "Holy Jesus, Dan, there's almost twenty things on this." Marley watched her boyfriend's pixellated image shake back and forth. "I bolded the ones we should do this weekend," he said. "When you come visit me, we …

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I’ve just walked into a conversation I’m not meant to hear. “I’m considering coming back for my Master’s. I could work under you.” Through the glass panel of his office door, I see Charles facing a young brunette, the one eager for advanced education. I worry that she’s prettier than me.                 I knock loudly.                His …