I GOT Monday's strip! Great! Got it from Mrs. P.
I got THE PATRIOT and had two signers. I signed less than 10 myself. It's not half as good as either of its forerunners, though.
Debbie Ryland talked to me this morning and I mean, like, it REALLY made my day.
Just four more days of school.
I will definitely see one flick tomorrow and possibly two more. Mom got me free passes for the Newport Cinemas but they're only good if I go tomorrow afternoon. We'll see.
NOTES: Well, what do you know? Two signatures. One reason I didn't remember them is that I don't even recall one of the signers. The other was another nerd that I had hung out with in 7th grade but somewhere along the way, he became cool. Within the next year or so he had a girlfriend and a van! We didn't hang out at all beyond this point as we obviously had nothing in common anymore. He actually signed it twice--once in pencil and then in en right under it.
Debbie Ryland was an ultra-cute girl who had been in my class off and on since about the fourth grade. Her big brother was a bully but he was a year ahead of us so was no longer at this school. She had rarely given me the time of day before in all the time I'd known her. I really do recall that walking on air feeling from talking with her today but have no recollection of the circumstances that led to that conversation.
What was it about those last days of school that brought about changes of heart in even our worst enemies? I recall a boy in 4th grade who had never been anything but a bully getting misty-eyed with me and shaking my hand. Of course, that was the year they split our elementary school district and sent him and half of my class to another school.
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