Saturday, April 14 Life altering. That’s what Friday night was. In one evening Anna’s perspective on what was possible in her life changed completely. All thoughts of revenge and kidnapping evaporated with the kindness shown to her by Scout, her friends, and the girls. Which was weird. She’d spent so many years blaming Scout for the way her life had… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter Sixteen
Saturday, April 14 Mack opened her eyes and quickly scrunched them shut again. The room was filled with bright light. She felt the warmth of the sun on her face and smiled. Before this blizzard hit, Minnesota was finally feeling like spring. And while the past couple of days had been pretty, she was ready for sun, and warmth, and… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter 15 + VOTE!!!
Friday, April 13 Anna waited to hear the door shut behind the girls and then slipped out of her room. She quickly walked to the lobby and when she didn’t see Hank, she pushed the “up” button at the elevator bank. She may not have known what she wanted to do next, but she knew she didn’t… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter Fourteen
Friday, April 13 Scout looked from the woman getting a pedicure to Mack and knew right away who she was. “Is this Ms. Jones?” Mack’s smile must have given it away because Scout smiled too then, and looked back to Ms. Jones. “I can’t tell you how much my little girl missed you when you left. You… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter Thirteen
Friday, April 13 Sharice’s personality was big even when she was a kid. She realized at a young age that if she was loud and boisterous, other people would let their guard down around her, and be more themselves. She was amazed, even still, that strangers would tell her things she would never think of admitting to… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter Twelve
Friday, April 13 Hank stepped out of the elevator in the lobby and was about to cross to his office when he noticed a woman standing at the check-in desk. He stopped in his tracks. There was something familiar about her mannerisms. The way she tugged on one side of her hair and shifted her… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter Eleven
Friday, April 13 Stupid. Stupid and impulsive. Anna didn’t know what she had been thinking confronting Mack. What good would come of it?! Mack would probably tell her mom Scout. Scout, being the annoyingly attentive mother, would probably ask Hank about a guest named Ms. Jones. Hank, being the annoyingly good-at-his-job lodge manager, would tell them that no, sorry, there were… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter 10 + VOTE!!!
Friday, April 13 Ms. Jones looked up from the coffee she was stirring and smiled warmly at Mack. “McKenzie, what a surprise!” She set her cup down and hugged Mack tight. It had been a year since Mack last saw Ms. Jones. She leaned into the hug, realizing just how much she missed her. “You smell like… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter Nine
Thursday, April 12 Anna was in the middle of binging a new show on Netflix when her iPad rang out. Annoyed, she paused the show and pushed a few buttons on her iPad. Her large TV switched to a grid of different views of the lodge. When she saw the game room, she switched it to full screen… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter Eight
Thursday, April 12, 2020 “Should we explore?” asked Hannah, mouth full of pizza. They were sitting at a tall table in the restaurant that sat behind the lobby. Hannah had dark brown hair that was shaved close to her head on the right side with longer sweeping bangs on the left. Mack thought it was so cute, and brave,… Continue reading AChapADay: Chapter Seven