He was completely silent…motionless, even…for long seconds, before sucking in a deep breath. “What are you talking about?”
“I’m going to look at jobs in Chicago, and if I can find something I like, I’m going to take it,” I replied.
“How long have you been thinking about this?” he asked quietly.
“A while,” I hedged, not adding that I’d been thinking about it only since he’d announced his engagement the night before.
“Well, there you go”, he said. “There was a long pause as we each looked anywhere but at each other. I’m getting married, and you’re moving two thousand miles away.”
I didn’t answer, looking at the floor. He was pacing the room now, and I sat silently as my normally quiet, even-tempered best friend came unglued before me.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Teaser for Deep Dish Chapter 1
So, Deep Dish Chapter 1 will be posted mid-to-late week, the week of Oct 26. Thougth I'd pass along a little teaser for you all: