She was sure he’d catch the bus, this time she’d really try. She had seen him so many times yet didn’t feel brave enough to approach him even if he was alone. Plus her father was such a nerd, all he did was get in the way of her social life. Hardly the easiest way of making friends, especially with guys.
Thelma looked at the mirror for the last time before leaving. Her nose as usual like a deformed potato stuck out. No make-up could change that. She had always wanted to be an actress and overheard Mary say once that Holden’s brother worked in Hollywood. Perhaps she could get him to introduce her to D.B.
“Surely with my pointy boobs I’d make it in a big way, never mind my nails, I’ll cover them up with falsies. Anyway, who’s going to look at them with these beauties in the way,” she said to herself.