Stepmom's Golden Rule

It all started the summer before I graduated college. I had just finished my junior year at the University of Miami and was on summer break. Dad was gone on business as usual, which left me alone for the week with my new stepmom. Dad was a CPA whose firm consulted for clients all over the country. He was gone a lot, but that was just part of life, and I’d become used to it. My mom had died