In 2015, Justin Bieber surprised one of his biggest fans, a young lady named Ashley, with the quinceañera she never had. Ashley’s family hadn’t been able to afford the traditional (and expensive) celebration of her 15th birthday. Then Bieber rolled in.
The singer presented his teen fan with a selection of dresses to choose from. He then gifted her with his talent, singing to her — and even spinning her on the dance floor. As he left, Bieber graciously kissed her hand.
When the public heard of Bieber’s kind act, our hearts melted. …
* Keep Portland weird. *
There I was, dressed in a blue velvet dress and red heels, sitting at the bar with a glass of Pinot.
Sounds like a date, right? It wasn’t. Well, it wasn’t that kind of date. It was a girlfriend date, and I was waiting on my friend. A week ago, we’d made plans to indulge ourselves in a fancy schmancy dress-up dinner. And here I was, right on time. But clearly Em was running late. I glanced at my phone. Really late. 33 minutes, to be precise.
I took another sip of wine.
The phone buzzed. Em. I picked up.
“Audrey, I just remembered!” …