Sometimes I wonder when the booze, the parties, the people, the talking, all stopped being so fun.
what's REALLY going downhill with this place
I truly believe that all of society’s ills, including our flailing economy and crumbling education system, can be traced to one source: reality television. It is not only rotting our brains and making us dumber by the day, but it also sends the message that one can achieve success without hard work or talent. Neither Steve Jobs nor The Situation graduated from college, but the former pulled...
Remember that time?
Remember that time when we decided to flash the boys during their poker night? We were pissed that we never got the invite, so the three of us herded into your mom’s purple station wagon to go find them. If only we’d known how pathetic and desperate that was— literally LOOKING for these boys that obviously didn’t invite us. And we drove around and round, listening to the...
Feeling a bit old
Scene: School book fair. Random posters of koala bears and random cars (that the kids know nothing about) and Justin Bieber all over the place. My fifth grade girls start yapping about Bieber and Jonas Brothers and whoever the hell else is cool now. I don’t recognize a single name their talking about, so I throw my hands up and say, “What the heck ever happened to the Backstreet...
Things that have happened during student teaching...
- A kid has barfed right in front of me. - A kid has gotten up in front of his class and declared that he was half-Nazi (in his defense, he had NO idea what a Nazi was). - A kid fell in the school’s makeshift pond. - Because my last name is impossible for a bunch of ten-year-olds to say, I go by my last initial. My teacher flubbed and called a guy intern by the same last initial. Queue 22...