Lost and Found Excerpt | Triple Date

As we walk toward the bathrooms, Chris has a hard time keeping his cool. “What are you, four? You two are acting like children. You’re embarrassing yourselves— and me— in front of a woman I really like. Not to mention the unfortunate dates you both brought along.”

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My visit to Hollandtown (aka New York)

Many of you know that I spent the weekend in Manhattan with my father. It was my birthday present from my parents, and we had a great time doing all kinds of tourist-y things. Along the way, though, I was astute enough to sneak in some pictures of places that appear in my Emi Lost […]

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Conversations: “Shakespearean Texts” from Lost and Found

Alone in my hotel room, I’m reminded of another of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  I know she’s not a fan, but the verse is too fitting, describes my feelings tonight perfectly.  I decide to pick up my phone and email her the last two lines before my shower. “All days are nights to see till I see […]

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Conversations: “A Better Man” from Lost and Found

“Happy birthday, Emi,” I tell her, my voice strained as I try to read her.  She just glares at me blankly. “Yeah, it’s really happy, thanks,” she mumbles.  “You can’t just keep coming over like this,” she warns me as she opens the door to her apartment. “Well, then, you’ll have to start taking my […]

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Conversations: “Anna and Collie” from Lost and Found

“Thanks for meeting me,” Emi’s brother, Chris, says as we set up on the racquetball court early one Saturday morning. “I can’t sit at home and wait any longer.” “What are you waiting for?” “I’ve been seeing this woman for a few weeks. I really like her. She, uh, finally stayed over the other night…” […]

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Conversations: “An Irrelevant Woman” from Lost and Found

“So,” Emi says as she takes my elbow in hers, leaning in close to me so our conversation can be heard in the loud arena. “So?” “I need some advice.” I strain to keep my eyes off her chest… fortunately, her green eyes are completely captivating, her lips soft… “Let’s say you know a girl…” […]

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Conversations: “One in the Series of Me” from Not Today, But Someday

After a few more minutes of silence, she drops her book on the floor and gets up, walking across the room to the bowl of fruit.  She sits down in the chair the strawberries were occupying and stares at each one intently before eating it. “Why are you pissed?” I ask her, setting my book […]

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