I have been so honored to have appeared on Sally Cronin’s Smorgasbord Blog. Her blog is a wonderful collection of many essays, stories with various interesting themes. I encourage you all to visit Sally’s blog!
Welcome to the fourth of the posts from the archives of L. T. Garvin and this week she shares her memories of her best friend in Junior High School and their aspirations to enter the talent contest with the classic Proud Mary by Ike and Tina Turner….keep on rolling and enjoy.
Melanie and Me by L. T. Garvin
I think I liked Melanie because her hair had a slight bit of curl which I might have envied although this was the era of slick, stick-straight, part-down-the-center, the-longer-the-better 1970s hair. Melanie showed up in the middle of Beowulf one day in English class. No, she wasn’t monster hunting, she brought me from the midst of the tale wondering about feasts, Danes, and funeral pyres.
“I like that skirt. Come to my house later. My room is so keen,” she said.
It was the 1970s, but Melanie was the first free spirit…
View original post 1,429 more words