By Liz Maverick
Clarissa Schneckberg wasn't able to depart her Silicon Valley activity, get dumped by means of her boyfriend, or movement again in along with her mom and dad. She's formally pathetic. And her clients are dim. no less than that is how they appear from lower than the covers of her formative years mattress. yet simply whilst her existence appears to be like heading south, Clarissa comes to a decision to go relatively south-to Antarctica, to be particular. in the end, the male-to-female ratio on the South Pole is anything like four-to-one. together with her buddies, Delilah and Kate, she's able to make the trek and join a few equal-opportunity jobs...even although none of them has but to pass though a wintry weather with no fuzzy slippers. it really is an amorous event Clarissa will be insane to move up. yet for this snow angel, sanity has outlived its usefulness.
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You have free license to wallow. ” Clarissa trumped Kate’s snort with an even louder unintelligible noise. Kate reached into her computer bag and pulled out a disk which she placed on the desk. “I brought over this new career planning software to help Clary figure out her next move, since that which was previously known as her life has been torn horribly asunder,” she said, flinging her arms out dramatically. Clarissa cringed, but Mom seemed more than satisfied with the idea. “Excellent. I’m off to a meeting, and then your father and I are scheduled for the museum tonight.
Bowls of brightly colored candy perched on every kidney-shaped communal working space. Pop music played over the loudspeaker. Clarissa could see Delilah’s administrative assistant roller-skating down the hall with her cell phone and PDA hanging from a hip holster. Kate took Clarissa by the hand and dragged her to the testing room, which featured a giant disco ball swaying below a gyrating ceiling fan. Delilah sat at the table in a low-cut sweater trimmed with white feathers. A notepad and a large array of numbered, generic-looking silver pots and tubes covered the table.
Don’t try and come up with one of those convoluted debates. ” Clearly he was already mixed up. ” “You see? ” Clarissa started compulsively eating Kieran’s pot stickers. With her mouth full, she tried to right things as best she could. “I’m really glad you’ve brought this up. I think you’re right about our lack of communication. ” “And we do have four hundred dollars! Thank you very much, the lady in the lovely gold satin in the back . ” She gritted her teeth and forced a smile, vaguely aware that when she’d tested the expression in the mirror once, it made her look toothily insane.