Case Study : Jen Owned A Cafe And Pastry Shop Essay
Anyhow, during dinner, not even once did Alex come downstairs to join the conversation. Jen made some excuse about him not feeling too well after a long day of work. With the attitude Alex had, I was surprised he had a job. Then again, a mother couldn 't fire her own son.
When it came time for us to leave, the aforementioned boy came to get a drink of water.
His mother called him over to say goodbye to us.
"Hey Alex, Hope 's joining your school. Be sure to help her out," Jen said with a sweet smile.
I refrained from scoffing. Alex offered a nod and a fake smile. Funnily, my parents didn 't seem too thrilled by that. After waving our goodbyes and returning to our place, mom and dad told me to wait for a minute.
"Don 't get too friendly with that boy," Mom said.
"Don 't worry, I don 't plan to," I mumbled.
"But why not?" asked Jake.
"He 's not the best influence I want on my children," Mom answered. "Now, go to your rooms and get your things ready for school tomorrow."
Jake and I groaned.
The first day of school, as usual, was a daunting task.
Students snuck glances at the new girl in the junior year classes. Eleventh grade was supposed to be the toughest year of high school. I kept my…