Essay on It Was A Dark And Stormy Night

1824 Words Oct 4th, 2016 8 Pages
It was a dark and stormy night. Okay; it wasn’t dark and stormy,n nor was it night. It was a Tuesday afternoon in July, so it was actually rather bright outside. This particular summer afternoon, I was out with a friend doing regular teenager things, which entailed staying inside and playing video games mindlessly. Around three o’clock, my friend, Eric, groaned. “Why don’t we go do something? We’ve been sitting in the same spots since last night!” The night before, Eric and I had decided that the best course of action would be to consume copious amounts of energy drinks and stay up all night. This meant that we very literally hadn’t moved except to take bathroom breaks for a good 14 hours straight. So, when he suggested that we go and do something, potentially even going outside, i was pretty thrilled. Anything but sleeping, right? Sleep is for the weak, everyone knows that.

Once we had made up our minds to actually get up, we wandered downstairs for a bite to eat and to figure out where the adults were. “Just in time!” Eric’s dad exclaimed. “We were just about to head out to the ranch, do you boys want to tag along?” (Eric’s father owned a ranch, as you now know.) We grunted our acceptance and went to go change into pants of some sort and obtain shoes. We heard Eric’s dad, whose name, for all intents and purposes, is Mr. Trevino, shouts “Make sure to wear crappy shoes! It’s muddy out there and you’ll ruin any nice shoes you have!” Naturally, being a complacent teenager, I…

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