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June 01, 2007



finding my voice. “You look…different.” Georgina nodded her head and clareed her throat. “Very different.” She agreed. Dad smiled but stuttered a bit. I could sense he was nervous. I bet he should be, what father looks more beautiful than his teenage daughter? He had not a wrinkle in his face. “Then my anti-age creams are working.” A voice said from the hallway door leading to the supposedly kitchen. My stepmother Deidre had her arms crossed in front of her chest in a friendly way. She-like my father was beautiful. She had silky brown blonde hair that was curled and accentuated her face features. She had crinkly hazel eyes; I gazed into them steadily looking for any sort of malice in them. No, not a sign. “A-anti-creams?” Georgina stuttered. Dad smiled stiffly (from my point of view) and distracted himself with the carrying of our suitcases. “Welcome ladies.” Deidre smiled warmly as she took an overnight bag from my arms and walked through the hallway door. Georgina nervously followed dragging her suitcase and trying not to rattle on the hallway tiles. I followed, carrying my case and entered the dining room. “Sorry girls, we were just loading up on the groceries.” Deidre smiled an apologetic smile. The dining table was packed with grocery bags and juice bottles. The kitchen bench had several coke bottles and other beverages. It was as if they’d bought the whole supermarket. “It looks like you haven’t been using the kitchen before,” Georgina said, her voice a bit muffled. I glanced her way and saw her head in the fridge. “Georgina,” I hissed. She was just so rude and interfering. “Uh, well the fridge is new.” Deidre smiled nervously as she packed away the food packages. Georgina shut the fridge door and looked around. I imitated her. Shockingly the kitchen appliances looked very brand new. It was as if they had bought them yesterday. The fridge door was gleaming and reflecting Georgina through it. The microwave was demanding its own audience. “So,” my father returned from upstairs. “How you liking LeecheTown so far?” he asked as he headed over to Deidre to help her unload. Georgina scoffed. “So is this what this town’s called? I saw the sign, thought it was some joke.” Georgina scoffed yet again as she pulled down a dining chair and sat down. I gave her a look and started unloading the groceries out of the plastic bags myself. “No actually, I’m afraid our town is LeecheTown,” Dad chuckled and Diedre smiled. “YouIgnore the You in the end.It was put by mistake.

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