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It is much cooler now and I am happy. I did an observation at a high school library yesterday morning. I watched a junior English class learn how to do citations. Since when do classes have to be taken to a library for that? In my day, the teacher of the class did that him or herself and we were taken to the library only to use the library’s resources and taught how to, of course. Is this how it is now? Overall, I have mixed reviews about the experience. On one hand, I think I’m more compatible with juniors over kindergarten students but I think that observation was more fun for me. You can probably draw on your own experiences of high school during the last couple weeks to guess why. Here’s an interesting twist: a friend, hearing about my observation of the elementary school called last night and arranged for me to visit her school’s library. I do that tomorrow morning. I hope I remember and am not just fixated by the exam/interview I have tomorrow evening...

Recently, we watched the movie Garden State and attempted to watch the latest version of The Phantom of the Opera. The latter film just didn’t compare to when we saw te production on Broadway about four years ago. The other film was much better than I thought but really I probably wouldn’t have bothered if Natalie Portman wasn’t in it. (It’s gratifying to be able to see her have a decent script to work with.) Although, the soundtrack was pretty good.

Speaking of the Garden State, I’ve been having some interesting conversations with one of its residents. No, not my ex. This one I met after I joined eHarmony and wants to be referred to here as Cupcake. I know she’ll read this eventually so all I will say is that I get this feeling that I’ve never experienced with anyone else. I’ve had so many one-sided attempts at happiness that you can’t imagine how good it feels to (1) have someone interested in you (2) still seem interested after the usual hurdles have been crossed. Some of you know what I mean: the uncool interests, the fact I don’t drive, and the fact my parents are both ministers. Oh and there was one time where politics came into the equation but Cupcake and I haven’t discussed that and I think I want to keep it that way for awhile longer.

Finally, a note to all those who converse with me on AIM. It’s not functioning right now so I am currently using just Yahoo Messenger. Those of you who know my e-mail address know my username there.

Comments

LadyVader said…
Mm...cupcakes. Nota bene: the trist I had in high school was with a person nicknamed cupcake. FYI.

Oh, and I've uh...relocated, for what seemed like a good reason. Basically, ladyvader had too much bad karma.

You can check out the new and improved Lady K at... kjkofsuske.blogspot.com OR www.livejournal.com/~skywalker_child

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