The Australia Life: Chapter One
My parents can’t tell me how to live my life or how to take care of my baby. That’s why I’m getting an apartment somewhere. In the bank: 20,000 bucks of college money that my parents made me save up since the day I was born. I don’t want to go to college. They can’t make me. Yes, I have plans with my life- to travel with my daughter and be a photographer. First is going to be a trip to Australia, once Zoey turns one. I probably have enough money. Maybe. I just need to get out of my dull life.
Zoey is sitting on the floor with a fat yellow crayon in her hand. She scribbles on her paper and screams “Aga!” when she finishes her masterpiece. My Mom and Dad tell me to never give a crayon, marker, or pen to a baby, because, well, what a disaster it would be if she scribbled on the floor or table or wall.
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