led Father Tolton Catholic High in Columbia to a Missouri Class 3 title last spring before moving to Seattle when Porter Sr. became an assistant coach on Romar’s staff with the Huskies. led Nathan Hale High to a Washington Class 3A crown. Even though this guy and I were 25 years apart, we had a lot in common. I didn't know then that our age gap would define the relationship. I got that; but even though I knew there was no future, I didn’t cut it off completely. After it ended, he talked to a lot of people about our relationship -- and what happened through the grapevine was unexpected. Women judged me as having an ulterior, economic motive: “She just dated him for his money,” or “She thought she could get ahead.” In our society people are so quick to judge a young, naïve woman -- never the older man who perhaps should’ve known better too. We worked in the same profession, had similar interests, and shared common philosophical views. So what if he was wrinkly, in all the places you might expect? There was zero jealousy on both sides, and I never saw him check out another woman -- due to him being satisfied, of course, but also him being well-seasoned in how to respect the opposite sex. Another lesson in dating: a fling with someone in your professional/personal circle is more often than not bad news. I have a friend who’s been married to someone for more than a decade who is 20 years older than her.
Pettis, a native of Arlington, Texas, is best known for her role as Sophie Martinez on the Disney Channel’s “Cory in the House.” Newest Missouri men's basketball commit Michael Porter Jr.
The reader is privy to Alice’s diary too—largely based on historical truth—and Alice is the real star of the novel. Now, she’s back—just as her father, who is now President of the United States, is up for re-election. With twists and turns that keep you guessing, this fast-paced thriller will leave you wanting more. Presidential Boyfriend , by Meg Cabot Fifteen-year-old semi-goth Samantha Madison isn’t too psyched about going to the snooty art class her parents signed her up for.
Teddy Roosevelt, exasperated with his daughter, once said, “I can either run the country or I can attend to Alice, but I cannot possibly do both.” Download on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and i Tunes. She doesn’t even care about the cute guy in the class, because she’s totally in love with her older sister’s boyfriend.
The first half of the novel follows the primaries and election season (uh, spoiler alert, the title).
Originally published in 1984, the novel was updated for modern day in 2008—Meg no longer drinks so much Tab, though she still watches , now on DVD, and luckily “New England preppies always dress the same”—in conjunction with the publishing of the fourth novel in this series, 20 years after the first.