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April 2018 - Three Wishes By Liane Moriarty

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Here is the schedule for April (was easy due to # of chapters)

Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty
Day Date Chapter
Sun 1-Apr Prologue
Mon 2-Apr Ch 1
Tue 3-Apr Ch 2
Wed 4-Apr Ch 3
Thur 5-Apr Ch 4
Fri 6-Apr Ch 5
Sat 7-Apr Ch 6
Sun 8-Apr Ch 7
Mon 9-Apr Ch 8
Tue 10-Apr Ch 9
Wed 11-Apr Ch 10
Thur 12-Apr Ch 11
Fri 13-Apr Ch 12
Sat 14-Apr Ch 13
Sun 15-Apr Ch 14
Mon 16-Apr Ch 15
Tue 17-Apr Ch 16
Wed 18-Apr Ch 17
Thur 19-Apr Ch 18
Fri 20-Apr Ch 19
Sat 21-Apr Ch 20
Sun 22-Apr Ch 21
Mon 23-Apr Ch 22
Tue 24-Apr Ch 23
Wed 25-Apr Ch 24
Thur 26-Apr Ch 25
Fri 27-Apr Ch 26
Sat 28-Apr Ch 27
Sun 29-Apr Ch 28
Mon 30-Apr Epilogue


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Today's Reading: Sun 1-Apr Prologue


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Sun 1-Apr Prologue"

So far it looks like this book will be interesting. Story told by different people (like Big Little Lies) and it starts with triplets have a birthday dinner at a restaurant. The evening started with everyone laughing and having fun and ends with one stabbing her pregnant sister in the stomach with a fondue fork and then fainting, hitting and breaking her chin on the way down. It is going to be another interesting one.


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Today's Reading: Mon 2-Apr Ch 1


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Mon 2-Apr Ch 1"

The triplets were trying to figure out when the problem really started. On said at birth, one at conception and the other, more logical one said while eating spaghetti about 6 months back. She was right of course. Cat was watch TV with her husband Dan while eat spaghetti. The girl on TV had cheated on her boyfriend and Cat thought she should tell him. Dan decided to tell Cat that he had cheated on her. He told her is meant nothing and the girl had come on her after squash one night when he and his buddies were at a bar.


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Today's Reading: Tue 3-Apr Ch 2


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Today's Reading: Wed 4-Apr Ch 3


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Tue 3-Apr Ch 2"

Lyn is married to Michael and she has an 18-month-old daughter and a teen-age step daughter. She owns a business and an article was written about her business. She had her hands full. Her step daughter’s mother called and said her daughter was upset with the article. Nothing bad was said about her only that she was her step daughter. Lyn and Gemma met up with Cat for drinks, she told them about Dan cheating on her.


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Wed 4-Apr Ch 3"

Gemma was with Cat as she stalked the girl, Angela that Dan had slept with. She decided she was going to talk to her. She ask directions and Angela was very nice, that made it worse. Gemma was woken up the next morning but the guy she stood up the night before. He wasn’t taking no for an answer and he showed up at her house for breakfast. She didn’t have any food so she took him to the diner for breakfast. Gemma had a string of boyfriends and when any other started to get serious, she would break it off. She was a serial dater.


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Today's Reading: Thur 5-Apr Ch 4


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Thur 5-Apr Ch 4"

Dan and Cat were seeing a marriage counselor, Annie. She was perky and Dan seemed interested in her. Maxine was proposing something different for Christmas this year. Gemma pointed out that she proposed the same thing the last 5 years and she proposed dinner at Lyn’s house. Dan and Cat were going to a Christmas party at his work. She had made them late. They were in a taxi. They both liked parties. Cat brought up the cheating again and Dan said it was getting boring. Cat went to the driver and told him what Dan said and the driver said he would kill his wife if she cheated but for men it was different. This made her mad, she wanted the driver to stop so she could get out. Dan had enough and told her to do what she wanted. She got out of the car, went to bar, got a bottle of champagne and went to the harbor to drink. She thought about their counselling session the next morning and knew what she would present as their homework. They went to the counselor and she had obviously read up on triplets and started asking questions about Dan’s relationship with her sisters. He said he got along great with them, he had even dated one of her sisters. This was news to Cat. And it was Lyn not Gemma.


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Today's Reading: Fri 6-Apr Ch 5


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Fri 6-Apr Ch 5"

Cat was mad at Lyn because she went out with Dan and didn’t tell her. It was before she went to London for a year. She had got to London and was on an 8-week vacation in Spain before coming home. She had met Hank and was hanging with him. She got a call from Cat telling her Gemma’s fiancé was dead. She said she would come home even though Gemma said it wasn’t necessary. She met Michael on the plane ride home. They talked comfortable the whole way home. He told her about his wife and daughter and she told him about Hank and Gemma’s fiancé. They exchanged phone numbers as they departed. They got together a month later and she became the other woman. That is also when she life became a “plan”. She tried to talk to Cat but Cat kept hanging up. She finally emailed her that she and Dan had gone out a couple of time after they first met him. Cat had said she wasn’t interested and Dan thought she was Cat at first. She then left for London and when she got back, it was at Marcus’ funeral that she realized Cat and Dan were serious. It wasn’t the time to tell her and then they were engaged. It didn’t mean anything to Lyn. They were good then. Lyn was at home with Michael and realized she had been with Michael as long as he was with Georgiana. She asked him if he was going to cheat on her too. He told her that the worst day with Lyn was better than the best day with Georgiana.


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Today's Reading: Sat 7-Apr Ch 6


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Sat 7-Apr Ch 6"

Gemma told about Marcus and how the last thing he say to her was ‘What the F--- are you doing?” She had been carrying wedding invitations and had dropped some. He called it out to her and then was struck by a driver and went flying. She was in shock and just stood there for a while before she ran to him. Gemma took her Nana (Frank’s Mom) to Church even though the girls have strayed from the Catholic upbringing. Her Nana told her that her Papa had never liked Marcus but couldn’t get her to tell her what he meant. Nana kept calling Lyn’s Michael Matthew.


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Today's Reading: Sun 8-Apr Ch 7


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Sun 8-Apr Ch 7"

Gemma was at the mall shopping for Christmas. She was determined to be early for the meeting with her sisters. Her opened purse flew as she reached the top of the escalator and everything flew out. She waits as people on the escalator brought her the things from her purse. She thanked them as they went and ended up 5 minute later. She was still the first one there. She was the first to arrive. Lyn showed up and told her that they always tell her ½ hour early type casting her. Lyn told her that she had to help fix things with Cat. Gemma asked why she didn’t tell Cat that she dated Dan. Then Lyn announced that she lost her virginity to Dan. Cat showed up, asked Gemma if she knew about Dan and Lyn and she said no. Cat said at least she didn’t sleep with him and Gemma had a look and Cat knew. Gemma finally slept with Charlie and the after Charlie was the same as the before Charlie. Texts between the sisters. Cat not going to Christmas, Lyn told Gemma she had to fix it. Charlie told her is wasn’t her fault.


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Today's Reading: Mon 9-Apr Ch 8


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Mon 9-Apr Ch 8"

Gemma showed up at Cat’s house with a bottle of wine in hand. She was on a mission to fix things. They opened the wine and were drinking it on the patio. They started talking and Cat got to thinking she was three weeks late on her period. She expected it on the day Dan told her about sleeping with Angela. She forgot all about it. She had a pregnancy test in the bathroom. She took the test and found that she really was pregnant. Gemma texted Lyn – I FIXED EVERYTHING.


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Today's Reading: Tue 10-Apr Ch 9


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Tue 10-Apr Ch 9"

It was Christmas eve and Cat was babysitting for Maddie while Lyn and their mother went out. Everyone knew that Cat was pregnant but their mother. Lyn wanted Cat to tell her. Cat told her mother and her made a comment about her and Dan’s marriage problems. (Nice mom). Cat and Dan woke up on Christmas morning and open gifts in bed as was their norm. They ended up making love. First time since she let him back in her bed. They all head over to Lyn’s for Christmas. The air conditioner isn’t working. Michael greet Dan with a screwdriver to help with the constructing of Christmas presents. Cat heads off to the kitchen to find Lyn. After Cat goes and gets Kara, Gemma and Nana are at the table in the kitchen. The doorbell rings and Gemma say that is Charlie. Charlie come in with a girl in tow, who he introduces as his sister, Angela. The room goes quiet.


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Today's Reading: Wed 11-Apr Ch 10


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Wed 11-Apr Ch 10"

Lyn recognizes Angela and so does Cat. Cat goes stiff, Lyn put her had on her shoulder, Gemma drops her champagne glass. Nana laughs and calls her butterfingers and laughs with Charlie. Kara is pouring wine for herself, no one notices. Michael and Dan walk in and Angela greets him as Danny. He backs into a cupboard and freezes. Maddie comes in naked wanting to go swimming. Charlie grabs her before she can get to the broken glass. Cat runs out of the room. Charlie hand Maddie off and makes his goodbyes. Angels says a special goodbye to Dan. Gemma walks them out. Maxine wants to know what is going on, she tells Dan to go get Cat, Michael that Kara is drinking, and Lyn leaves. She is in the study, Gemma comes in and tells her that Charlie mentioned that his sister was seeing a married man. They wonder if Dan is still sleeping with Angela. Gemma wondered if they should tell Cat. Lyn is majorly stressed out. Cat comes in and tell Gemma she needs to break up with Charlie. She will someday anyway. Lyn says no. Gemma reluctantly agrees and walks out to take Maddie swimming.


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Today's Reading: Thur 12-Apr Ch 11


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Thur 12-Apr Ch 11"

Gemma took Maddie swimming and Maddie loved being the center of attention. Gemma was living the day outside of herself, like a bystander. Gemma is wondering if she will break up with Charlie. Is it true that everyone knows she will eventually are they not surprise as she is when she breaks up with some one. At lunch her parent had an announcement. They were dating again. This didn’t get the reaction that they wanted. Everyone seemed to be in a funk. When they were kids, Cat and Lyn told Gemma that she was adopted and when her parents were married she wondered who would get her as Lyn would be with her mom and Cat with her dad. Maxine told her she wasn’t adopted.


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I am going to start the voting for May next week (4/15). I know it is early but I am going to be out of town at the end of the month and don't know how the what my internet access will be like. I will also be accepting nominations for the BOB thread also.


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Friday's reading: Fri 13-Apr Ch 12


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Trudy wrote: "Friday's reading: Fri 13-Apr Ch 12"

Gemma saw Charlie on Boxing day. She told him that she was supposed to break up with him. She brought a picnic but did ask him if Angela was still sleeping with Dan. He said not since his wife got pregnant. She remembered Cat sitting in the bathroom waiting for the pregnancy stick to change. They went on the picnic. Lyn texted to ask to get together about their parents. Cat asked if Gemma broke it off with Charlie. She said she was thinking about it and that is what she said she would do. Charlie had asked about Marcus. She thought back to the night before the funeral. Cat and Lyn were staying with her in Marcus’ apartment. She had been living there for a year and it never felt like home. She wonders if she should tell her sisters what she was thinking when Marcus first got hit before she ran to him – I HOPE HE’S DEAD.


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Today's Reading: Sat 14-Apr Ch 13


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Sat 14-Apr Ch 13"

When the girls were little, they had their own language that they communicated to each other that no one else could understand. Their mother found out that this was normal. Psychic connections among multiples have been documented but the Kettle triplets lacked this. No one felt Lyn get hid by a drunk driver at 19, no one sensed anything when Gemma was threatened by Marcus at 22 and at 33 no senses anything until Dan calls to say “Cat’s lost the baby”


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Today's Reading: Sun 15-Apr Ch 14


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Sun 15-Apr Ch 14"

Cat wanted to be left alone but her sisters and mothers wouldn’t hear of it, they all showed up. As Cat was surrounded by her family, Dan said he was going to leave for a while. Gemma asked where he was going – he said out. Cat was in bed the next few days. Dan was trying o get her to get up and go out. Finally, she got up and took a shower, Dan said he was going to the grocery store. She went and found bills on the table. Dan hated dealing with bills. She found his cell phone bill and saw a number of long calls late at night to the same number. Doubt set in, she remembered Gemma asked Dan where he was going which was so unlike her. She saw the calls the day after she found out she was pregnant and on the night of Christmas. She called the number, it was Angela. Dan came home from the store and she looked into his face and she knew, she lost him. First the baby, now Dan.


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Today's Reading: Mon 16-Apr Ch 15


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Mon 16-Apr Ch 15"

Lyn was with Maddie in the bookstore and Maddie was having a tantrum over Lyn not letting her have a book she had at home. A baby tried to get the book and Maddie hit the baby in the face with the book. It was the first time Lyn ever hit Maddie. Then in the parking structure trying to get out of the mall, she got turned around and had a panic attack not being able to find the exit. She got home and Kara was in a good mood and Michael was happy with his girls. He wants to give Maddie a new sibling but Lyn wanted to hold off due to Cat losing the baby. Michael wondered what that had to do with anything. Lyn got a phone call from Cat that she got in an accident and that she had been drinking. She also told her that Dan was leaving her from Angela. Lyn asked what she was wearing and put on the same clothes. She was too late to save her sister as the cop was already giving her a breath test. She was over the limit. When Lyn asked what happened next, the cop told her that Cat would have to go to the police station. Lyn noticed that Cat’s hands were bare, she wasn’t wearing her wedding ring.


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Today's Reading: Tue 17-Apr Ch 16


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Tue 17-Apr Ch 16"

Cat got home and Dan had moved out. He wasn’t going to break up with her right then, he was going to wait a little bit longer after she lost the baby. Both Gemma and Lyn were there for her. Gemma remembered how they were with her when Marcus died and decided she wasn’t going to be overly sweet. She had hated that. She remembered all the verbal abuse Marcus had thrown at her but never in front of family. She remembered when they were skiing and he went off on her and some lady asked why she stayed with him. He asked her to marry him that night. She said yes because he made her believe he was her only chance at marriage and threatened her if she ever left him. After the funeral, she quit her teaching job and went to live with her mom. She became a wonderer and became a professional house sitter.


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Today's Reading: Wed 18-Apr Ch 17


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Wed 18-Apr Ch 17"

When Dan got home the day she found the his phone bill, she confronted him about calling Angela on Christmas. How he went to her when they were fighting after he told her about his sleeping with Angela. He told her he still loved her but wasn’t in love with her and hasn’t really been for about a year. Was he in love with Angela? Maybe – she wanted him out. He left not knowing where he was going to go. She went to a bar and got drunk and hit a car and ended up in custody. Lyn and Michael tool her home to sleep it off. When she got home, all Dan’s stuff was gone and she hadn’t heard from him again. It was time for the spa weekend for the girls. Cat didn’t want to go but Lyn and Gemma wouldn’t hear of her not going. They got there and all had an allergy attack with all the perfume. They ended up spend the weekend at a cottage.


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Today's Reading: Thur 19-Apr Ch 18


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Thur 19-Apr Ch 18"

Cat never had problems sleeping before but now she had insomnia. Since Dan left, she can’t sleep at night. She woke up on day 13 days after Dan left. He was supposedly staying had his friends Sean’s house. She drove to see if Dan was there or if he was at his girlfriends. He wasn’t at Sean’s and was at Angela’s. She slashed their tires and was caught by Dan and Angela. Gemma showed up at work to tell here they were thinking of getting a restraining order out on her and to tell her that she broke up with Charlie. Gemma gave her a plastic hammer that makes breaking sounds to help her get out her frustrations. Lyn texted to ask what she was doing driving a truck when she didn’t have a license, was she crazy. Cat texted by certifiably. Cat went to a work function with her CEO and ended up waking up with him in her bed. They didn’t do anything but fool around a little but he wanted her to be part of his polyamourse life. She didn’t think so.


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Today's Reading: Fri 20-Apr Ch 19


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Fri 20-Apr Ch 19"

Lyn felt guilt, she was emailing Hank, they guy she left in Europe when Marcus died and she met Michael on the way home. She had been having erotic dreams about him. She told him about the anxiety attacks she had been having and hadn’t even told Michael about them. Cat had her day at court and was given 6 month probation and a $1000 fine. Lyn got all snarky at her. Lyn woke up not feeling good but getting ready for Maddie’s party. The phone rang, Michael told her it was for her and she told him to take message. He told her it was Hank and that he had some information about that may help about the anxiety attacks. Michael was hurt but Maddie told him they would talk after the party. He relented which she was happy about and understood how Georgia was mad when she took him from her. They got to wear they were going and found that Cat had come with Lyn, Maddie ran to her. One of the mothers call and said she wasn’t going to bring her son because he had chicken pox. Cat and Gemma got it when they went to the waterpark with Frank the Christmas after her parents split off. They took Lyn home as it looked like she had the pox now. Michael said he hoped it wouldn’t affect the baby. Cat was surprised that Lyn was pregnant or trying to get pregnant.


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Today's Reading: Sat 21-Apr Ch 20


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Trudy wrote: "Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Fri 20-Apr Ch 19"

Lyn is at home with the chicken pox. Maddie is at Maxine’s and Kara is being extra kind to her. Lyn finally asks Kara what she and her friend were talking to Cat about. Kara just says some emails and Lyn pushes. Kara shows her briefly. Lyn is jealous that Kara goes to Cat about things and not her. She is feeling better and goes to sit on the balcony. Michael announces that Georgiana is going tandom skydiving. He said they had roles, she was the princess and he held her back from doing anything athletic. Lyn said they don’t have role with each other and he said they did. Lyn was Wonder Woman and he was Goofy. She told him he wasn’t Goofy and they about her panic attacks. He googled everything he find about panic attacks and parking lots. Cat and Gemma came by when she was feeling up for visitors. Gemma announced that she was pregnant and that Cat was going to adopt the baby. Lyn was outraged by this. Maxine was upset also but Frank thought it was a grand idea. Maxine and Frank had their first fight about it.



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Today's Reading: Sun 22-Apr Ch 21


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Sun 22-Apr Ch 21"

Gemma was feeling queasy when Charlie came over the to tell her that Cat has slashed Angela’s tires. Gemma said good for her. Charlie got upset, said people spit up, she need to get over it. She saw his eyes and said that she was breaking up with him. He didn’t believe at first and then just walked out. Gemma was at Cat’s and Cat announced that she wasn’t going to anymore kid’s birthday parties. She went to a friend’s kids party and was the only one without kids and single there. Gemma told her she could still have a baby. Cat said she was 33. They talked about adoption and sperm banks. Cat was thinking about those. Gemma finds out she is pregnant. She decided that she wants Cat to adopt the baby. Cat tries to talk her out of it but accepts it in the end. Lyn won’t let up on it and neither with Maxine. Franks things the adoption idea is great.


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Today's Reading: Mon 23-Apr Ch 22


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Mon 23-Apr Ch 22"

Cat is going to the doctor’s appointments with Gemma. She is starting to collect things for the baby. Lyn is giving her some things but she still doesn’t approve. Cat tells Gemma about giving advice to Kara. Gemma thinks she has some advice to give Kara, make sure he is nice to you always, not just some of the time. The three girls and their parents have dinner together for the first ime in years. They remember that Cat wouldn’t eat anything green. Now they think the girl are vegetarians.


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Today's Reading: Tue 24-Apr Ch 23


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Trudy wrote: "Today's Reading: Tue 24-Apr Ch 23"

It the day of the prologue, Gemma, Lyn and Cat were at the restaurant have their 34th birthday dinner. Gemma had letters to themselves that they wrote when they were 14 years old. They were told to write read them 20 years later. The letters were about what they hoped they had achieved in the future. Lyn’s letter was right on how her life was with the exception of one little boy, she had everything else on her list. Cat had nothing and no mention of kids. Gemma had nothing either but she thought she would have four kids. Lyn had to bring up that Cat had no mention of kids in her letter. Then Lyn announced that she called Charlie to tell him about the baby. Cat was outraged saying it was her baby and then Gemma announced that she changed her mind.


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