1.02: Meet the Friedman Family!

Darryl Cross was in San Myshuno living his best life, and looking forward to what the future held. Meanwhile, over on Windenburg Island, a family had just moved in. They are the Friedmans, and they are very happy to meet you! The parents are Ryan and Lupita. Their children are named Maria and Alex (short … Continue reading 1.02: Meet the Friedman Family!

The Wedding! Part 3! [Round 10, Chapter 149, Epstein]

[If you haven't read the first two parts, read part one here and part two here.] "Stop looking at me," said Jim. "I don't want to draw any attention. Look, we just have to leave her out there for now. She's unconscious, let the sun do the hard part. We'll check on her in a … Continue reading The Wedding! Part 3! [Round 10, Chapter 149, Epstein]

The Wedding! Part 1! [Round 10, Chapter 147, Epstein]

[Author's Note: If you have been waiting for this wedding for six months, I apologize. Life just... well, no more excuses, I have them every few months anyway. I dream that one day I will be like my favorite SimLit writers who stick to a schedule and don't leave readers hanging for months. At least … Continue reading The Wedding! Part 1! [Round 10, Chapter 147, Epstein]

Rehearsal Dinner [Round 10, Chapter 146, Epstein]

Daniella Holloway was so ready to become Daniella Epstein. She spent the second half of high school hoping Quincy would give her a promise ring. They were only two days away from their birthdays when that finally happened. Then she spent the early part of her Young Adult phase wishing he'd propose. They were already the … Continue reading Rehearsal Dinner [Round 10, Chapter 146, Epstein]

No Heaven in the Home [Round 10, Chapter 134, Blank]

Bo Blank and his daughter Gem were turning their house into a home. With the child support payments they got from Heaven, they made some upgrades to the house. It was nothing too fancy, but they added an additional bedroom. Now that Gem and Asa were teens, Bo figured Asa would want his own room. … Continue reading No Heaven in the Home [Round 10, Chapter 134, Blank]

Liz and Luca and Their Families [Round 10, Chapter 133, Holloway]

Much to Daniella's disappointment, Luca and Jim showed up at her house to visit with them as threatened promised. Her kids loved their Zio Luca, but she wasn't sure how they would react to meeting their nonno for the first time. Jim could be pretty intense, and that could be scary to toddlers. She watched … Continue reading Liz and Luca and Their Families [Round 10, Chapter 133, Holloway]

Liz Leaves Luca to Handle Home [Round 10, Chapter 132, Holloway]

Liz Holloway had a lot of thoughts about what type of father Luca was going to be. Of all the things she worried about, she never thought he'd be absent. He didn't start off that way, but once his father Jim moved in with them to "visit" for Daniella's wedding, Luca was often gone off … Continue reading Liz Leaves Luca to Handle Home [Round 10, Chapter 132, Holloway]

Distracting Daniella [Round 10, Chapter 131, Holloway]

After their father Jim left, Luca and Daniella headed into the museum. Daniella was still pretty upset, so Luca gave her some space and went to look around. He knew his sister loved museums, but he just didn't get it. He gave it all of 10 minutes before suggesting they head next door. Daniella could … Continue reading Distracting Daniella [Round 10, Chapter 131, Holloway]

Three Holloways Talk At A Bar [Round 10, Chapter 128, Holloway]

Liz woke up the next morning, and felt relieved Luca was already awake. She started the morning in her ideal way. She let loose on the bag, punching out all her frustration. She wasn't necessarily unhappy that Luca's father was arriving, that morning, to stay with them, without anyone asking her what she thought. She … Continue reading Three Holloways Talk At A Bar [Round 10, Chapter 128, Holloway]