Home For The Holidays
Date: 12/14/2017, Categories: Teen, Author: JessicaX, Source: LushStories
I was excited to be going home after spending four months away at college, and I was looking forward to spending the holidays with my family and friends. When my parents heard that my roommate, Sarah, was going to be spending the Holidays alone in our dorm back in Boston, they insisted that she come back to Minnesota with me. We couldn’t get Sarah a ticket for the final leg of the trip to Duluth so we landed in Minneapolis and rented a car to drive the last 175 miles up to my hometown in the Twin Ports. Since we were driving from Minneapolis, we offered to pick up our next door neighbor who was flying into town from his college in Denver around the same time we were getting into Minneapolis. Looking outside, it did not look like December 23 in Minnesota. A steady rain fell outside with the temperature hovering in the mid-thirties. I still had hopes for a white Christmas because the forecast was calling for this mess to change into snow late tonight. While Sarah waited for our luggage in the baggage claims area at the Lindbergh Terminal in Minneapolis, I checked on the gate and time that Chris’ flight would arrive from Denver. I returned to the baggage carousel just in time to see Sarah struggling with our last bag. “Have you heard from Chris? Is his flight on time?” Sarah inquired. “It was delayed a little over an hour out of Denver, but it’s in the air now, and he should be here in about an hour,” I informed her. “Do you want to get something to drink while we wait?” ...