May Amy #16: Boyfriends

Dear Amy at 15, This is it – your first high school relationship. It’s an odd thought, but it really shouldn’t have been. There was this odd back and forth between us and this guy that we refer to as LG. Basically, he says that he would never get another person to ask someone outContinue reading “May Amy #16: Boyfriends”

May Amy #15: High School

Dear Amy at 14, What I remember most about our first few months of high school is that we were exceptionally out-of-place and out numbered by those who weren’t. When you  first walk into our high school there are a few directions that you can go, but if you opt to go straight there isContinue reading “May Amy #15: High School”

May Amy #14: Oreo Commercials

Dear Amy at 13, Despite having moved here earlier this year, you may still feel compelled to try to make more friends by lying about how interesting your life is. Some of my personal favorites are telling people that we lived in France for a bit, and that we were in an Oreo commercial. WeContinue reading “May Amy #14: Oreo Commercials”

May Amy #13: The odd years

Dear Amy at 12, Grade 7 is a weird one for us. Although it happens a few months before our 12th birthday, 9/11 happens. I remember Mom waking us up and telling us that our father had called – it was 6ish in the morning and Mom was just crying at the television. There was liveContinue reading “May Amy #13: The odd years”

May Amy #8: Bird Club

Dear Amy at 7, With the Bird Club in full swing it was bound to get some enemies… at least the type of enemies that a 7-year-old makes. At this age, everyone will tell you that the boys are picking on you or chasing you around because they like you. Always seemed a bit weirdContinue reading “May Amy #8: Bird Club”