Giving ThanksI pulled the cookie sheet out of the oven with a yawn, smiling to myself at the sight of the freshly baked cookies. Cookies on Thanksgiving? Why not? It had become a tradition for me to make them for us all by now. We were all supposed to meet up soon, out in the park, by the beach. It was basically meant to be a picnic sort of thing, the first we'd tried now. I quickly pulled the container out, sliding the cookies into it with the others. I shut it, grabbing a bag of other foods. It had been a year we'd spent here now, on a beach in Hawaii. I'll be honest, I have no clue where this place even is anymore. I opted to go farther out of town than the others; More dangerous to be on my own, maybe, but oh well. Des and Damian were over so often that I was rarely really alone. I glanced down, making sure my locket was clipped around my neck still, before heading out the door.
Humming to myself, I glanced around. The trees and wildlife around here were beautiful, really. The ocean, fresh air.
That's all, it's just blank. Stupid paper. I stare down at it for another moment, that stupid, white paper. Completely clean, no marks, just sitting there on the hardcover book I'd grabbed to use as a makeshift desk. I push the paper to the side, looking at the book. My biology book from school, huh. I didn't realize that. Oh, I have bio homework, don't I, I should probably...
No more getting sidetracked, Sami. Stop it.
But being sidetracked is so much more fun...
Sami. Focus. Now.
Sheesh, bossy, bossy...
I blink. Once again, talking to myself. Argh, stupid mind, trying to make me focus but not letting me. I glance around... Oh, crap, where is it? I jump up from my little corner, slamming my head on the bunk above me.
"Son of a biscuit!" I shout, rubbing my head. Bunk beds aren't good for jumping up on that quickly, they really aren't. I mutter to myself as I look around the blue and purple blanket. After a moment, I sigh, then force myself over to th