Friday, September 21, 2012

Facts and Examples

So many people have said things this week that have influenced this week’s post. They are all shouted out within, and you should check them all out.

It’s important that before you read any of this, you first go read this over at my boo SBG’s place…
Skinny Bits: The Single Edition
Don’t worry; I’ll be here with a drink when you come back.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Never Forget

I was in Ms. Morgan’s AP English class. It was my first class of the day and I was tired because I had stayed up the night before writing a fantastic but last minute five page paper off the top of my head. I remember I had just gotten my hair done the previous Saturday, and I hoped that its shiny length was enough to offset the fact that I had on an oversized, red Old Navy sweatshirt and dark blue jeans that were beginning to hang off my frame, as I had begun to spend far less time eating, and far more time in the dance studio.
My favorite teacher, who’d been my Honors English teacher in the 10th grade and had managed to stay one of my most favorite people in the entire world in the two years since, poked her head into the door of the classroom.
“You should-“ she stopped herself, glancing quickly at the small group of students seated in random desks. “You should turn on the TV. Now.”