Day 10: Florists in Kentucky?

Liz

October 28, 2016

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I called my dad last night after realizing I should stay here and asked for a $5000 loan. He said, loudly, HELL NO before putting my uncle on the phone who quietly transferred $2000 into my checking account. I’m spending today finding an apartment and getting both feet on the ground. There are flowers in […]

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Day 6: Jim’s Office

Liz

October 24, 2016

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I went to Jim’s office, or where he told me he worked, and it was an abandoned Radio Shack. In fact, this Radio Shack has been abandoned since 2004 which I learned from Google. Yes, I should have done a little more research when deciding to move here. I’ve been sleeping in my car trying […]

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Day 4: Arrival

Liz

October 22, 2016

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Day 4: I arrived in Louisville, Kentucky yesterday afternoon and couldn’t get Jim on the phone. I checked my email to find that he was a 17-year old high school student in nearby Florence, KY who had been lying about his identity since we met. “A quick Facebook or google search would have told me […]

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Day 3: Back on the Road

Liz

October 21, 2016

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I got back on the road very early this morning and saw a business card for carpetcleaningmobile.com on the front desk as I was checking out. I hope it’s related to the stain in my room but I kept wondering as I drove why they wouldn’t clean it before renting out the room. I suppose in […]

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Day 2: In Cleveland

Liz

October 20, 2016

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I’m in Cleveland, staying at the Comfort Inn. The name is right on, it’s comfortable. Jim is so thoughtful since he knew I’d be tired and sore from the long drive. He even gave me the name of a nearby diner in case I get hungry. He knows how hungry I get! The drive down […]

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Day 1 of My Journey

Liz

October 13, 2016

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Jim emailed this morning with driving directions and a suggestion for a place to stop and sleep in Cleveland. Jim is the love of my life – we met four years ago in the Facebook comments thread of my best friend whose sister somehow knows someone who knows Jim. I don’t even remember what the […]

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