Well the school portion of the day is over and now it’s time to have some real fun. I get all the papers and textbooks from my locker and wish that I brought a bag with me. I go to Dan’s locker with a stack of papers and thee text books in my hands.
With no question he took the top two text books in one arm and put his free arm around my waist. I blush by his closeness and we walk outside the school blacktop and down the sidewalk to where the limo was waiting. Great. Love the attention. NOT! Kyle is running behind us with a huge grin on his face.
“Whoa! Way cool.” Kyle said, he opens the door and gets to sit by the coach. I let Dan get in first before I get in to take my seat besides him.
“Hey, there, Brittany!” Coach said. A smile on his face. I always liked Coach.
“Hi, Coach. These are my . . . friends,” I struggled with the word friends, “Kyle and Dan.” I gestured of each of them. Dan smiles and offers his hand. Coach shakes it eagerly and Kyle next.
“How was school today darling?” Dad asked with Matt in the front seat. I opened the little hatch and kiss them both on the cheek.
“Pretty good. Judging it was only the first day of school. You have a lot of homework, Dad.” I laugh at my Dad’s expression from the mirror. I leaned forward and opened a little hatch that has open space that can fit Kyle and Dan’s backpacks and my books/papers. So now there was no clutter of school in the limo. That was Dad’s cue to darken the windows light up the ceiling and crank the radio up. MY favorite song was playing. E.T by Katy Perry featuring Kanye West.
“I love this song!” I yelled over to Dan who’s laughing and enjoying himself more then I am at the moment. Seeing him laugh and dance made my day. Seeing him happy makes me happy.
“This is awesome!” Kyle yelled over the music. For the first time I think I saw him smile sincerely at me. Wow, that’s new. He’s being nice to me.
Then a slow song came on and I felt my eyes flutter close. I leaned my head on Dan’s shoulder. It’s called is Jar of Hearts. One of my favorites. It’s slow and I’m tired. School can really drain your energy.
I snuggled against Dan’s body and I felt my cheeks get hot when Dan’s arm went around my shoulders. I felt myself smile and my eyes closed. I’m half sleeping and half asleep. I don’t know how that’s possible but I can do it. It’s pretty easy. Like one side of my brain and my body is taking a break while the other part of my body is awake. Kyle and Dan are talking over the quiet music. Coach sat across from us snoring loudly.
“Admit it Dan, you love her.” Kyle said. His voice careful. It’s obvious he loves me. JK. I laugh internally and tried not to smile.
Dan sighs, “She can hear me. I know she can.” Dan said softly turning his face so that he can look at me more carefully.
“So? She’s gonna find out eventually. Listen bro, I know she’s crazy about you. You’re crazy about her. Just tell her.” Kyle said gently. I can feel his eyes on me. I squirm uncomfortably and go motionless the next second.
“I’ll tell her, but not now. It’s too early. What if I ruin everything? I can’t risk that, man.” Dan said sadly. I just want to wake up and just tell him that I love him too. Even though it’s a lie, I’ll fall in love with him eventually. I mean, I love him but not on that level. Not yet that is.
“Dude, she loves ya. Trust me. Anthony is my best friend. He tells me things. And I asked if Brittany like you and he said, ‘no, she doesn’t like him . . . . She loves him.’ So I know how she feels about you.” Kyle said. Why is he being nice to me? I mean he wants me to be with his brother. I don’t know if that’s being nice or what. All I know is that I’m going to murder Anthony when I get home. He told one of my biggest secrets to Kyle! Some guy I don’t even like! Like WTF!?
Dan sighed again, “I’ll tell her when the times right. Why do you want me to be with her? Don’t you hate her?” Dan said his tone getting angrier. I agree with Dan and I’ve wanted to ask that question.
“I don’t hate her, I actually like her. I used to have a crush on her last year. She’s like . . . perfect. That’s all I can say. She’s pretty, smart, nice, she’s everything in the middle. Making her perfect.” Oh. MY. GOD! Was I hearing him correctly?! He had a crush on me?! Like WTF?! That’s like my catch phrase now. Since I think it and say it quite often.
“You’re right. That’s why I like her so much. She’s unique. I know that she’s different. From the start.” Dan whispered against my head. My eyes fluttered open. I lift my head from his shoulder and yawn quietly with my hand over my mouth.
“Sorry. You know Dan’s right. I was able to hear you guys.” I smiled and laugh. I felt my face get hot and I looked out the darkened windows. I just have to talk to Kyle. I mean seriously? I have to make sure I heard him right. Did he really have a crush on me last year?!
“Kyle? If you actually . . . like me why’d you act like you hated my guts for the past three years?” I asked. I just had to ask. I mean we’re on a good streak here. I’m not willing to stop his niceness until all of my questions are answered.
To my surprise, Kyle’s cheeks flushed and he looked away from me, “I don’t know. I guess I’m trying to be king of the school.” He shrugged. I glare at him. It’s ridiculous to do that. I mean it’s rude first of all and people make fun of you for that. I’m the one who makes fun of him, too.
“Okay. Well, no comment.” I sat back in the comfort of Dan’s arms, “And as for you Dan. I suggest that you stick to what your gut tells you. It’s mostly right.” I grin at him and kiss his cheek. That made his cheeks turn bright red and he couldn’t stop smiling.
“I’ll keep that in mind next time.” He still couldn’t stop smiling. If we were alone I would kiss him on the spot. But I’m not going to risk my Dad and Matt seeing me kiss anybody. Do you know how embarrassing that is?! I mean seriously they will never let it go.
“Kyle . . . I suggest you don’t talk to Anthony for a couple weeks, if you know what’s good for you.” I grin and laugh as his yes go wide for a moment then he laughs along with me.
“Alright, I’ll keep that in mind.” He grinned and leaned back in the leather seat. He closed his eyes and to be sure Dan and I don’t say anything. Instead I just gaze into his hazel eyes and wish that we could talk in our minds. I read that in a book once. It’s really cool and I wish I could do it. It’s really private. Which, in fact, I could really use some privacy right about now.
I couldn’t stop smiling at Dan. Why? Beats me. All I know is that . . . I like him. A lot. More then usual. I can’t really explain it. It’s like love but at the same time I don’t love him. OHMIGOD! This is so confusing!
“I’m glad you invited me.” I heard him whisper. I take his hands and lace my fingers through his. We share blushing looks.
“I would’ve invited you anyways. I kinda want a new friend and you came to mind.” I smiled at him and he grinned back. I see a bit of sadness in his eyes and I quickly added, “And besides, I had to ask you out this year or it’ll be too late. And I want to be with you, Dan.” I said softly. That so wasn’t a lie. I meant everything I just said. I was afraid that if I don’t make a move quick, I probably wouldn’t have had a chance with him. The guy of my dreams.
“I was thinking that too. But you know I’m shy.” He said softly. He refuses to meet my gaze. Umm, hello! That’s why I had to make the move, babe!
“That’s why I had to make the move. If I depended on you to ask me out we probably wouldn’t be here in the limo holding hands and telling each other sweet things.” I said softly. I stare at our joined hands. I still can’t believe I’m holding hands with Dan. DAN!
“I’m happy you did. I finally get a chance at a girl I like. A lot.” I look at him then. A huge grin forming on my lips. I took my hand back and after a few moments past, I put my arms around his shoulders in a side hug. One arm across his chest to his shoulder, the other arm on his back touching that same shoulder. The side of his face touching the right side of his head.
“I finally get a chance at the guy that I really really like.” I hold him tighter to me. His arms went around me hugging me too. This is a really sweet moment. Well it didn’t last because my dad slammed the brakes causing all to slam forward. Again. Like this morning.
“You kids okay back there?” Dad asks eyeing us from the window. I smile and give him a thumbs up.
“We’re fabu dad. Fabu.” I said reassuringly in a sarcastic tone. Dad laughs and Matt turns around. HE laughs at us.
“Hey, Matt come on and join us.” I said as I patted the seat besides me. He nodded, he takes off his seat belt and jumps over to the back. Wow, monkey man. I love that nickname for him.
“What’s up bud?” Kyle said. He gave my brother a high five.
Matt shrugged and leaned back with his hands behind his head and his legs perched up on the foot bat crossed, “Nothin’, hooked up with Megan today. Damn she’s hot.” Matt grinned and Kyle’s grin couldn’t get any bigger.
“Nice bro!” Kyle said in complete satisfaction. I roll my eyes and laugh.
“So are you two a couple or is it just like a kiss & tell?” I asked. That’s what’s worrying me about my brother. He’s a good looking guy. HE might turn into those popular dudes who made out with every girl and forget about them the next day.
He shrugged, “I don’t know. I want us to be a couple. Don’t know what she thinks though.” He looked at me with honest eyes and I can he seriously has a major crush on Megan. I know Megan. She’s a sweet girl. Good student and funny. She’s also a really good friend to me.
“Guess you’re not as connected as us.” Dan said smiling at Matt. Matt looks at our joined hands and I see a bit of jealousy in them. But as quick as it came it left. I smile at Matt and put my hand on top of his.
“Guess not. So . . . um . . . are you two together or umm . . .?” Matt’s voice trailed off and I looked at Dan.
“I’ll let ya now.” Dan says winking at Matt and smiling sweetly at me.
Matt shook his head, “It’s about time you made a move sis. She wouldn’t stop writing about you in her diary . . .,” Matt’s eyes widen by the mention of him reading my dairy, “Not that I read it or anything! Well anyways she like . . . loves you---” I cut him off.
“MATT!” I practically yell. We all laugh after a few awkward moments. It’s a stomach hurting laugh. The ones that make you move all around.
“Now we’re even.” Dan said. I roll my eyes and take his hand again. Matt yawns and moves himself so that my lap is his pillow. Good thing he doesn’t drool when he’s sleeping. He closed his eyes. I move his bangs from his eyes and watched him smile.
“Sorry I was reading through your diary, Sis. Couldn’t resist.” He shrugs and I giggle.
“Don’t worry about it. But don’t think I’m letting you off that easy little brother.” I smiled an evil sweet smile. I rested my arms gently on his chest. Honestly I’m glad he read my diary. Now he knows all of my secrets. Matt hardly has any secrets so it’s no big deal. Besides what kind of a secret could a guy have at the age of 11? I remember the kind of secrets I had. At 11 I had my first crush, and then I had my first health class. The first time I went into Spencers and. . . . Oh, god. Never mind. I guess I had an idea. I don’t want to get into details about it.
“I always wanted a baby brother.” Kyle said. I look up at him and smile halfheartedly. Wasn’t he born first? Well if he was Dan is his baby brother for about three seconds. Does that even count?
“They’re okay, I guess.” Shrugged and smile lightly. I mean they can get annoying and steal attention but overall they’re okay. Good company.
“Hey can we switch? You know, brother for a brother?” Kyle asked teasing. I laugh and look at Dan to Matt.
“I don’t know. It’s going to be awkward dating my brother, don’t you think?” I smiled and watch Kyle shrug and laugh. I take a look at Matt again and smile lovingly. I can’t live without my amazing little brother. We get along so well, I think it’s amazing. Matt gets up puts his hands on my shoulders and pulls himself on my lap and rests his head on my shoulders. I put my arms around him so that he won’t fall. I smile as his light and quiet snoring starts.
“Does he always do that?” Dan asked. I laugh quietly. I can only remember the last time he did it. I think it was when he was eight. He was smaller and a lot lighter that’s for sure.
“He did it once before.” I smiled at him. The corners of his mouth rise in a half smile.
“Well I’m gonna take a nap.” Kyle said leaning back getting comfortable. IN moments he’s snoring pretty loudly.
“Does he always do that?” I asked mimicking Dan’s question.
“Hell. Yes. It drives me insane!” I giggled and took my hand off of Matt and place it on Dan’s knee. Dan puts his hand over mine. His cheeks flushed and I giggle.
“Well now you know that I love you.” I smiled and I lower my voice. I don’t anybody listening to me say that I love him. I mean it’s like a secret thing, right? Besides my dad’s in the room. It’s so embarrassing to say that ‘I love you’ in front of your dad. IT felt so weird telling him that I love him. I never told anyone that. Well that’s not family anyways.
“Now you know that I love you too.” He lowers his voice too. His face inches from mine. OH. MY. GOD! He loves me. He really loves me! I feel like screaming. I swear to god, if I was able to fly I would be in Jupiter right now.
“Can I kiss you?” I asked before I can stop myself. But without hesitation, Dan leans in unsure what to do. So I help. I lean into him and then our lips finally meet. His lips are warm and gentle against mine. His kiss sending electrifying vibes through my body. My hearts racing and I think it’s going to explode any second now.
Moments later I (unwantedly) parted from him. His entire face was flushed, “You didn’t have to ask.” He whispered, our foreheads touching. I’m not used to being this close to any guy so my stomach is uneasy. I grin and so does he.
“I’m sorry. I’m still new to this.” I admitted softly. It’s super true. I never even kissed anybody before. I can still feel the warmth of his kiss on my lips.
“Don’t worry about it. You’re not as new as I am.” He whispered. I part from him as we enter the stadium. Those were the fastest hours of my life. Well time does fly by when you’re having fun. Jeez remind me not to have fun again! If time’s going to go by so fast.
“Hey, wake up kiddo. We’re here.” I said to Matt. I nudge him gently and he grunts.
“Five more minutes.” He said sleepily. He has my problem. I hate waking up when I’m napping. It puts me in a bad mood. But I have to wake Matt up. He’s getting heavy and my legs are falling asleep.
“Okay, then I guess you won’t be seeing your buddy, today.” I said in a casual tone. I shrug and grin once Matt’s eyes bursts open and he sits up. But he stays on my lap.
“Hey! I’m awake. Happy?” He said. He turns around but he still stays on my lap. Oh well. He’s not in a good mood. Well obviously.
“Yes. Very happy.” I kiss his cheek and laugh. He grinned and sits next to me. Ahh, finally! My legs can finally relax, “You know, Matt, your getting heavy.” I complained. He bursted into laughter and I couldn’t help but giggle.
“Thanks, sis.” He said sarcastically. For some reason he reminds me of Christian Beadles. In fact, they look a lot a like. Only my brother is better looking. If I had to choose, you know.
“Your welcome bro.” I look at Dan who’s grinning and his grin made me grin. Well at least he loves me. I smile internally at the thought. We enter Yankee Stadium and (Of course) we’re really early. Nobody’s here. Well the team is in their first class rooms in a ‘Secret Section’ of the stadium. It’s almost like a five star hotel. I love going in their.
“Hey Dan, can you wake up Coach and your brother, please?” HE smiles and nods. IN seconds Coach is awake and laughing. Dan finds something semi-circular and throws it at Kyle. I laugh when it hits him in the face. Dan takes my hands and laughs along with me.
“What the hell?!” Kyle said waking up abruptly finding something semi-circular on his chest. He glares at Dan but I shake my head and laugh. Later Kyle’s eyes seem to sparkle and he chuckles. So he does have Dan’s sparkly eyes. I guess that runs in the family.
“Well have you kids ever been to the Team Room Center?” Dad asked. I think it’s an obvious answer, but hey, it’s Dad. He loves to make conversations with Yankee fans and my friends. HE tries to be the # 1 Dad. And I’ll give that to him.
Kyle and Dan shake their heads. Well, this will be the best experience of their lives! Before the game when their warming up and before the crowd gets here. They throw a few pitches and they teach us how to do certain pitches.
“Who plays baseball?” Dad asked again. He parks in the reserved parking and looks at us.
Dan and Kyle nod and say, “I do.” At the same time. Dan’s was more question then statement.
“Well, boys, your going to have your own little practice session today.” Dad grins and gets out of the car. Matt opens the door and gets out. After a glance at Dan I get out too.
“No. Way.” They both say at once. I heard them since the door was open and they are really close to the door. I laugh as I see Kyle’s face. He’s like shocked and excited at the same time.
“Do we really?” Kyle asks me. I nod and laugh at his face. He jumps up and says, ‘Yeah!’ I couldn’t help but giggle. He’s so excited. Well who wouldn’t be? He’s about to meet the team. His like idol. I would die if I saw Beyonce. She’s like my role model. I talked to her once on the phone once but that’s not really the same.
“Come on boy, let me introduce you.” Coach says. Dan’s sitting on the seat with a huge grin on his face. I hold put my hand to him and he takes it. But he doesn’t get out.
“What’s wrong? Don’t you want to meet the Yankees?” I ask as I help him up. He sighs and leans against the limo.
“Yeah But what about you?” HE asks. I smile at him and take his hand. I pull him off the limo and we start walking slowly.
“I’m not a fan of baseball. In fact that sport ruined my life.” I admit. It’s true ever since my dad reunited with Coach my breaks afternoons were down to watching baseball games. I get bored at every single one of them.
“Well, if you don’t like it, we shouldn’t be spending time here. I want to do something both of us are going to like. It’s not right for one person to hate something and being forced to go to that things they hate.” Dan says. I smile at him and put my arm around his waist.
“Yeah. I agree with you, but I want you to have fun. I invited you here to do something you love and also so that we can be together and become closer. I’m willing to do whatever you want.” I rest my head against his shoulder and his arm went around m shoulder.
“Thanks. You know, meeting the Yankees has always been my dream. But actually training with them? That’s like a once in a life time experience.” Dan says looking straight ahead.
“Well, considered this a daily experience once a week.” I’m actually pretty happy I’m making his dream come true. I love doing that for people. It feels good to do that. Making people happy.
“Really? You would do that?” Dan says.
I shrug, “That depends on you.” He smiles and stares up at the door to the Yankees room. I pull him inside and I lead the way to their rooms.
“Thanks.” HE says. I can kiss him again and I’m about to. But I just laugh instead and open the door. It’s A-Rods room.
“Hey, Alex? It’s me Brittany. Can I come in?” I yell through the door.
“Sure yeah.” He says. I open the door and before turning to A-Rod. I go to Dan.
“Stay here for a few seconds, okay?” I smile and kiss his cheek. HE grins and takes a step back.
“What’s up kiddo? Where are Coach, Matt and Dad?” HE asks.
“Nothing much. Just got here. I don’t know I think they’re with Jeter. Not sure. Hey, um, I brought my boyfriend. Can he come in?” I ask sweetly. HE looks at me then.
“You? A boyfriend?” HE asks. A look of utter disbelief n his expression. I laugh nervously. Is it really hard to believe that I have a boyfriend?
“Yeah? Why’s that so hard to believe?” I ask crossing my arms over my chest. I mean sometimes he can act like my dad or something. He thinks because he’s a big shot he can tell me what to do. Well think again Mr. Big Shot.
“This I gotta see.” He goes to the door and opens it. Dan’s looking to his left and does that sexy hair flip you see Justin Bieber do a lot.
“You the boyfriend?” A- Rod asks Dan. Dan nods once. Unable to move. I think he’s frozen from shock or something. I mean, I would too, but I’m used to seeing him basically every single day.
“Dan, A-Rod. A-Rod, Dan.” I introduce them quickly. Dan’s still frozen with a huge grin on his face. I walk over to him, go behind him and push him into the room.
“He’s, shy. Well around strangers.” Dan blushes and sits down on the white leather sofa in front of the huge flat screen. I take a seat next to Dan.
“I’m not a stranger to him. I’m a friend.” Alex says. He smiles friendly and offers his hand to shake. Dan hesitates but shakes his hand.
“Whoa.” Dan says. Alex and I laugh. I hold Dan to me and he’s still in shock.
“Nice boyfriend. Quiet. I like the quiet people.” A rod goes to the fridge in the corner of the living room and take out a cold beer.
“Thanks. He’s not that quiet. Wait till dinner Alex. Just wait till the dinner.” I shake my head and lean back on the sofa.
“Gotcha.” We all burst into laughter. That’s when Coach, Matt, Kyle and Dad showed up. I swear Alex was on the floor laughing his ass off, while Dan and I were just laughing our asses off on the sofa. Then Matt sat down besides us and started laughing. His laugh is just so funny. It made me laugh even harder. I’m not trying to be mean or anything it’s just that it sounds like a Macaw. It’s cute funny and obnoxious. But he has many laughs. This is one that I don’t rear very often. And I hope I’ll never hear it again.
“Alright kids. Settle down. Give Alex a breather.” Coach says. I stop laughing and take a few calming breaths. Dan’s still chuckling but he’s taking deep breaths. Matt just stopped. It’s really weird how Matt can just stop laughing immediately. It’s like WTF?!
“I haven’t laughed like that in a while now.” Alex says sitting on the love seat to the left of the sofa. I roll my eyes. It’s true but he has laughed hard a couple times when Matt and I were here. We always make people laugh. Maybe because we said something funny, or one of us just started laughing randomly. We have a contagious laugh. It’s just something added on. Nothing special.
“Me either.” Dan says. I giggle and glance at Matt, He’s still grinning like an idiot. Well that’s Matt for ya. The Grinning Idiot.
“Alright. Come on Dan; let me introduce ya to the rest of the team.” Alex says standing up. Dan’s eyes widen in excitement and I stand up with him. Kyle follows besides me with a grin on his face.
“Hey, sorry about this morning.” Kyle says with his hand on his neck. I roll my eyes and wave it away. I really don’t get this guy. One minute he’s like hateful then next he’s like lovey-dovey. Like WTF?!
“Don’t worry about it.” I force a smile and walk past him. But he catches up and falls into step with me. Damn. You know at least he should consider giving me some space. It’s the least he can do.
“You know this is epic.” Kyle says looking around and glancing at every single picture he can look at. I have to admit this is pretty cool. I mean I never took the time to realize that this is the ultimate thing. I just looked at it like an ‘oh okay that’s pretty cool’ kind of thing. Only because I’m not into this. If I was, I would have Kyle’s point of view. I would think that this is like totally epic and amazing. I should really think like that and I should really stop acting like I’m a total brat and think everything isn’t good enough for me.
I nod, “Yeah, it’s pretty cool, I guess. Can you do me a favor and don’t tell anybody about this.” I look at him with pleading eyes. The threat is still up. You know the threat from this morning? That threat.
“Sure, no problem. I can keep my big mouth shut.” He smiles halfheartedly and I let out a sigh of relief. But I’m not so sure I can trust him that well. I don’t really know him and I have a hard habit of trusting everybody I meet.
“Thanks. You know, you didn’t have to do that big scene at lunch, all you had to do was ask.” I shrug and look ahead. I smile halfheartedly. Well it’s true. I would be unfair to invite one twin and not the other. Besides He’s right, I do have extra tickets. But this time I just wanted it to be Dan and me. But I guess that would have to wait until tomorrow. If his parents let him go with me.
“I knew this was like a date from the start. So, I figured I had to do something that would force you to take me.” He shrugs like it was no bug deal or anything.
“True. But it would be unfair if I invited one twin and not the other.” I shrug and look at Dan whose talking with the coach.
* * *
Well Kyle and Dan just met the whole entire team and I think that overwhelmed him a bit. I mean, I was overwhelmed too. It’s a lot to take in all at once. Besides it’s like me meeting Beyonce. I would DIE!!! IF I met Beyonce. But we all know that might happen some day because of connections. Since I know the Yankees the Yankees might know a guy who knows a guy who knows a guys brother who knows his sister-in-law’s sister who knows Beyonce. That might happen.
I roll my eyes at the inner thought and take Dan’s hand. HE looks at me and smiles. I hold him still for a little bit until the group is about a few yards away from us.
“You okay?” I ask. He nods and looks around.
“Yeah, are you?” He asks. Well I’m very happy. I’m with the best guy in the world. Why wouldn’t I be happy?
“Of course I’m okay. Why wouldn’t I be?” We start to walk again and we laugh a little. The rest of the way to the seats we didn’t speak. I mean what’s more to say? I love you? I think that’s been said already. Omigod! Shit! I have to hand in that project tomorrow and I didn’t even start it! It was that project we had to do over the summer. We had to make a scrap book of the events in our life and the evens of Jonah. Oh, the book was The Giver. IT was an okay book, but I got bored reading it. There’s like . . . no excitement. No imagination. Well it’s a Utopia. That’s why it’s so boring and colorless and so black and white . . . literally. I mean . . . you can’t have sex or fall in love or touch anybody. I mean like really, who would even think about a place like that. It’s like impossible. You have to have feelings. Nothing can be perfect. So why even try to make a perfect town. Like WTF?!
Wait I think I started that. The scrapbook, I mean. I took pics off the internet and just pasted them down chronologically. Now all I have to do is find pics of myself in chronological order and write a paragraph underneath it. Okay that’s easy. But isn’t there a second part to it. I remember in LA last year Mrs . . . . Mrs. . . What’s her name? Shit I forgot her name. Oh well, Mrs. What’s-Her-Face, spent like the whole day telling us what to do. She went over the directions like all class period and answered questions. It got to the point where it was like ridiculous. Well I think I can ask Michelle. She’s like Miss Goody Goody when it comes to school I’ll text her during the game. Y’know if she’s not too busy making-out with Maxi.
I laugh inside my head and I couldn’t help but giggle. Maxi. Oh that poor Maxi. But, hey, he loves her. He’ll do anything for her. And when I think anything. I mean anything. He once bought her like a $300 COACH bag. I was like WTF?! I’ll love you forever if you got me one! He laughed and nodded soon enough he got me the cutest little purse in the world. It was smaller then Michelle’s but, hey, it’s COACH, who cares?! So that’s the ever-so-present purse I always carry with me. So he came to school that day with a COACH bag in his hand and he handed it t to me, I opened it and there it was the cutest teal purse that’s big enough to store a bottle of Garnier Fructis Style Mousse. And I swear I almost kissed him. But I stuck with a kiss on the cheek and a hug. Since then we were like BFF’s.
Wait. What was I thinking about? Something about Michelle? Texting. I know I was thinking about texting. Oh yeah, I remember. I’m going to text Michelle later about the other part of The Giver project. Ughhh! Stupid school. Don’t they know I have a life?? Well anyways let me just enjoy tonight and then I’ll freak out about it in the morning. After all it’s tenth period. I have all day to worry about it.
Okay so, we’re in the stadium Dan, Kyle and Matt went to go buy some food. I really don’t like the food here. I’m a vegetarian. I can’t eat meat. I get sick. So I just stick with fries and water. I don’t know why but I can’t digest meat. It’s been that way my whole life. My dad tried to get me to eat a piece of chicken and I couldn’t eat it. Maybe it’s the fact that I adore every animal so much my brain tells my body, ‘Oh no! It’s a chicken. Don’t eat that!’ or ‘Don’t eat that adorable little cow!’ I don’t know what my brain sends all around my body. But all I know is that I can’t eat any kind of meat, soda, bubbly water, salty things. But fries are okay. I don’t eat a lot. Well I only have green stuff but that’s it.
I think it’s a pretty good way to live. I mean I’m strong, healthy and pretty. It’s all gooood. That’s all that matters right? Well I think so at least. My mom’s agreeing with me on that account so ummmm . . . I think its all gooood.
“Brittany.” Matt says handing me my food. I smile and plop a fry into my mouth. Okay, well they aren’t salty. Good. I can actually eat it. I like fries. I think they’re pretty healthy. Well if they aren’t deep fried three times in the same oil and if they weren’t processed I think I’d eat these all day. I took the water from Matt as he handed out food to everybody. I’m like a water freak. I have to have water or I die. I can’t have juices or smoothies or sodas or whatever, I get seriously sick. So I just stick with water. Besides water tastes good. I know water isn’t supposed to have a flavor but to me it’s the best thing ever. Why? You might ask. Well here’s an honest answer . . . Because I’m weird. There, that’s my answer. It’s honest you gotta give me points for honesty.
“You want some?” Dan asks offering me some of his hot dog. I smile sweetly at him and shake my head.
“No thanks, I’m a vegetarian.” I admit. I plop more fries into my mouth and chew slowly. After everything I swallow I have to drink a lot of water. So I’m about three fourths done with my water. It was the big bottle too.
“That’s cool. I tried to become a vegetarian, but that failed epically.” Dan laughs and I giggle. Okay this oughtta be good. I raise an eyebrow at him and give him my best, ‘WTF?! Okay this you gotta tell’ kinda looks.
“Okay well it was during the summer. I tried not to eat any meat because I like cows and chickens, but my dad cooked steak the second night after that and I gave in. I just have to have meat.” I laugh and so does he. Okay that sounds like something I would do. Well, I wouldn’t taunt him but I would see how long he would last. I know I have an evil side.
“Wow, I would do something like that.” I chew on some more fries and smile as he rolls his eyes and grins.
“I know you would.” He has that tone that’s like, ‘I’ve heard that a gazillion times already’ usually I would flip out because I really hate it when people use that voice with me. It’s just like WTF?! You hardly know me! Mean seriously. But, it’s Dan. He’ll be an exception.
I laugh and so does Dan. I just love the fact that we get each other. Well for the most part that is. Well bottom line is that we understand each other or are beginning to. I think that’s really cool that we are able to connect so quickly.