I love my high school. It had its moments. We're just kids when we go there and we go through so many transitional things when we're there but those were some of the best years of my life. I had such an incredible time. I made life long friends in high school. I know that I'm going to have these friendships for the rest of my life.
Not only that but it was probably the best education that I could possibly receive at that age at that particular institution. I was very, very prepared for college to the point where I was doing everything over again or at least I could structure an essay and get through those pretty quickly. I told that to Ms. Wallior
(our strict English teacher) when we went back to visit a year later and she was surprised.
Loretto became our own sorority. It was a sorority of women who formed bonds, gained an education, friendships, memories. I can't believe that it's shutting down. I can't believe that we weren't notified. I can't believe that they didn't try harder to keep the school open. We didn't even know about it!
Being Loretto girls changed our lives and it definitely changed mine for the better. So, to my Loretto girls, especially the Pink Pixies Class of '03 here are a list of insider thoughts: thank you and goodnight, cookie bars, pasta salad, rigatoni and garlic bread, the hamster dance, the love shack, senior silent retreat, junior retreat ...
What else is there to add ladies?
I hope that we all have the opportunity to say goodbye. I hope that they can give us that. I hope that we can all come together one more time as we've always come together as a community to express our emotions and our feelings.
Here are only some of us! Many, many more pictures on my facebook.
Thank you and goodnight, ladies.
Well, it's the final day of nablopomo and it's definitely been fun. I think that it's a challenge to try to write something every day but it did motivate me to write right away instead of waiting several days to say one little thing. I'll probably end up going back to that. I just like to think about what I'm going to say, compile, and then post it. That's just my way. It'd be neat to do something like this again though.
All of my November entries have been public and that's left me feeling very exposed. At the same time, I know that it's opened my journal to comments that I normally wouldn't receive, people that I don't often communicate with, and that's been really great. Maybe I'll keep it up and just lock the entries that really need to be locked. That's the plan, folks. That's the plan.
So, what did I do for the majority of my Thanksgiving break? I've been pretty consumed by Luke and Noah. I had plans to watch a couple of movies today but instead I decided that it's time to toss my old hard drives that I've literally been lagging around since 2003. Those are a lot of moves to be carrying around a couple of old towers.
There are a lot of old goodies that I found in the drives including some recordings of me on the radio. Yeah, I'll probably end up sharing those because they're embarrassing. They're a reminder that I was also like those crazy Jonas Brothers fans and said things that make me cringe today.
I'm also finally getting through the 5,000 questions survey that I started ages ago. Here are my answers for 301-400.
( 301-400 Questions. )
And I leave tonight with a photo of me being stupid at my aunt's bday party last week.
So, that's the finale of my November posts. If you like what you've read, feel free to stick around.
Isaac Hanson is 28 years old today. That makes me feel old. He was 16 when he first came into the limelight and I think that he's much improved since then. Hanson show in Anaheim was great minus the drama and the pain. I'll think about writing a review for the show but I'd really not remember the things that I'm remembering. Saturday's show was fun because there was a lot of stuff from This Time Around when I stopped paying attention to them. I think the highlight was Runaway Run and In The City. Oh and ever since Saturday I can't get Matt Wertz songs out of my head. Unfortunately, I just want 'Heartbreaker' and it's on his album that isn't available for digital download. Downgrade.
Also, missing Jay Brannan tonight. He's playing in San Diego and there's no way I would've been able to make that show. Well, he'll be back in LA and I'll find something to bitch about when he does come this way.
I have some pictures of how horrible the weather was like on Saturday. Pictures from Disneyland underneath the cut.
( Smoke, smoke everywhere. )
Crazy, right? Apparently our governor has the solution for the victims of the fire. That's a 1.9 billion dollar relief fund. Oh, and I'm sure he's going to sneak more taxes underneath the wire. Okay, WHY did we recall Grey Davis again? I know I didn't. I didn't vote in that crazy election since I wasn't registered but, still.
Luke and Noah tomorrow! Except I don't know if we'll be able to post how awesome it was because of the LJ blackout from 8 AM onward. Good thing I'm at work but I still regularly check LJ. Hopefully it'll be back when it says it'll be back. I do need to blog tomorrow. I'll try to get it in the minute I get to work just in case something goes "wrong". Yes, a complicated life I do lead.
Thinking about you today, Jon. Five years since I found out.