today at work my 40something coworker saw my kurt cobain tshirt (on loan from my brother for 6 years running) and said it was ‘reasonably cool’ and what do you say to that? i told him i strive to be reasonably cool and he said ‘he must have shot himself in the face when you were still in diapers’ and then he chuckled and i resented having a torso
classically, i’d say perhaps fahrenheit 451. and, depending on your defintion of classic, the handmaid’s tale.
some more current stuff that i really love: the giver, the uglies series, and shade’s children (which could really do with a reread, actually, i barely remember it). are there any i haven’t read that i should?
i am so over listening to any advice about university
i have been lectured by well meaning adults dozens of times about every facet of the postsecondary education experience and now i simply let my mind go blank as the words wash over me
as a result i’m going to make horrible decisions and ruin my life and it’s all everybody else’s fault
even today i was setting up a savings account and the bank lady had to tell me that i need to budget my studying time you don’t even know who i am maybe i’m a fucking expert studier
et tu bank lady
the mantra i cling to is that this is an experience that thousands upon thousands of ordinary people have navigated more or less successfully before me. law of averages. i probably won’t fail. let’s roll the dice shall we