By Lani Diane Rich
Emmy James isn't the form of woman who draws angels. in reality, after she despatched her existence right into a nosedive six years in the past, she's attempted to draw as low as attainable -attention, humans, or accountability. She skips from city to city in an Airstream trailer, operating bizarre jobs and preserving to herself until eventually a unexpected whim we could her understand it is time to flow back. And this works simply advantageous, until eventually the day unforeseen viewers appear on the New Jersey trailer park she calls domestic. One is a early life pal with information: her mom and his father are becoming married, they usually wish EJ to be there. the opposite is a candy yet extraordinary girl named Jess, who says she's an angel focusing on cosmic dating mending...and blueberry pancakes. Jess does not imagine it truly is any accident that this can be all occurring instantly, yet EJ may really run herself over along with her personal Airstream prior to reconnecting along with her neglectful, self-absorbed mom. whilst she wakes as much as locate her trailer cruising down the street with a decided angel on the wheel, in spite of the fact that, EJ realizes that usually what you will want and what the Universe intends for you'll be very varied things...
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We met last night. ” Digs glanced over his shoulder at me. I hadn’t seen him this happy since the time he’d found two cases of grape soda at the dump when we were kids. ” “It’s not—,” I started, but Jess talked over me. A L I T T L E R AY O F S U N S H I N E 29 “The Universe sent me to help her,” she said, as though this were an even remotely sane thing to say. “No, it didn’t,” I said. ” “Oh, sure you are,” Digs said, then turned his attention to Jess. ” Jess’s head bobbed up and down. ” Digs pulled open the trailer door.
She wrapped her arms around me and gave me a hug, then released me and nodded to indicate the duffel bag and backpack sitting next to the truck. “Don’t run over my stuff,” she said on a wink, then turned and headed toward the mini-mart. “Oh, my God,” I muttered, racing to the side of the truck to stop the pump and hang up the nozzle. I wasn’t going to call the cops, I decided, but damned if I was going to let some crazy woman who fancied herself as one of God’s winged army drag me all the way to Oregon.
I’m. Happy. That would pretty much kill the conversation every time, and then I’d end up feeling like there was something wrong with me. Which, well, obviously there was, but still. I didn’t want to have it thrown in my face. I knew I was socially disabled; I didn’t need their looks of pity to remind me. So that night, as I sat in my trailer eating Frosted Mini-Wheats Strawberry Delight for dinner and watching my DVD of North by Northwest, I 12 Lani Diane Rich gently fumed. Who was this Jess, anyway, to decide that I was the one who needed her help?