I’m no dummy so when I received a surprise invitation to have dinner with a peer from Heald College (which I happily accepted) then when she stated her reason for the invitation, I quickly did the emotional math and realized that I was doomed. There would be no clean way to fold up this date. Injuries were now certain and my only choice was to attempt to mitigate–or not.
I chose to triage as best I could, and here’s how it all worked out.
Read the fill story here: A Surprise Dinner Date Adventure
This essay is a new addition to my collection of autobiographical stories of growing up. This one took place about a year after high school and presented me with a challenge I never saw coming.