Bittersweet Blog Archive on October 14, 2009, 8:00

by Jonannah, age 14


I opened my eyes to early morning darkness.

“Go away.” I threw my pillow at the sleep intruder and covered my face with the covers. The pillow was thrown back onto me and I was attacked by my nine year old brother, Josiah.

He pulled the covers off my face. “You gotta get up.”

I sat up and pushed him off my bed. He fell with an “oomf”.

“Why on earth?” I asked, pushing my covers back.

“Dad’s leaving in ten minutes, he told you to hurry or he’s leaving without you.” It took me a

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