A Short Story: I Love My Life

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The sky was bright, and it was very hot day. I was outside, picking out bright yellow corn with Grandma Ross. I love my life, nothing was better than living in a farm in Kentucky with Grandma Ross. “Oprah Winfrey, you are just like your mother” when I was little, she always said that to me. When she wants to tell me something important, she called me by my first and last name, “Oprah Winfrey!”. I loved Grandma Ross, we made organic lemonade on sunny days and she taught me how to read outside in the farm. Those days are now over… I am in high school. I remember the days I made the wrong choice. I ran away from my mother because I was molested many times by my cousins when I was 9… It was for my own good. Life in high school is OKAY for…show more content…
I will let them know, they told me if you are interested then they will remember to call you when you graduate college!” Mrs. Alison held up the phone. I never stopped smiling the whole day, and that was probably the happiest moment in my life. I am 26, first day of being a reporter, and that 's when my boss knocks into my private office. “Come in!” I am excited! When I was little, I wanted to be a person on the news, and now… my dream has come true. As Fred come inside, he looks around, “WOW! There a lot of pictures in here!” he looks surprised. “Yeah mostly of me and my grandma in the farm!” I smiled. “Oh yeah, I am Fred, your boss, and you are reporting tomorrow morning -” he paused “if that’s okay with you, I mean-” interrupted fred “No, NO! I would LOVE to!” I jumped. “well , that’s great!” he laughed. In the morning, I get dressed, and realize I wore my pants the other way. Suddenly, I smell something burning, and realize I burned my waffle! I spill my morning smoothie on my white formal clothes, “COME! ON!” I bite my lips. I run to my car, with my hair a mess, burnt waffle in my mouth, and a faded purple stain in my white shirt. I ran inside the ABC news center, and find fred walking across the room, looking at his watch, and relieved when he saw…show more content…
Was I too emotional? The next day, I wake up, and I get locked out of the bathroom, “I can use a… bobby pin!” I unlock the bathroom, and get ready. I go downstairs for breakfast, I make a couple of pancakes for myself, and a cup of healthy smoothie. I eat my breakfast outside for the amazing view. I eat three out of four pancakes, and a half cup of smoothie. When I come back inside, I hear the fire alarm, and I drop everything in my hands! After I get the fire alarm to stop, I go to job. I get to ABC news center, and Fred comes to my office, “Oprah WInfrey! In my office, NOW!” he yells I almost scream from how loud he is. I walked the slowest I could possibly walk. “Did you know, that your job starts at 7:00 EXACT! You came at 7:30 today! “ I am-” I get scared “ Yesterday, you were too emotional, Do you want people to CRY when they turn on the news!!!! You are fired, you’re not good for the news’’. I pretended to be surprised, but I am very happy... The first moment I met Fred, I knew he was going to be cruel, rude, and mean. Now… I have to find what I ACTUALLY like to
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