Love “Socks”

Kelli Sheckler-Amsden
5 min readFeb 1, 2023

Joyce was running late; she was always running late. It became a joke with her friends, “if you want Joyce to show up on time, tell her we are meeting an hour earlier than we really are, then — maybe, she’ll be on time.”

Joyce hated that, but she couldn’t argue it, she was always late.

She and her girlfriends had been planning this trip since last Valentine’s Day, when Joyce’s husband of 5 years, gave her a