Here in Florida (surprise!) a number of schools decided to go forward with in-person graduation ceremonies in the last few weeks. Students were allowed to have guests and were socially distanced with the majority of the ceremony taking place outside in the Florida heat. At each of these ceremonies, on different days,… Read more
I had the ceremony on mute so that I could see who won (and unmuted for Ng’s award speech for last year’s award speech, which was well deserved and worth it), so I can’t speak to how egregious the mispronunciations were or the full-throated stanning for a fascist or the non-binary-phobia or any of the other issues… Read more
Tangentially related: I’m a highly educated and trained healthcare worker and educator. I didn’t receive mystery seeds, but I did have some carrots start growing in my garden that I didn’t plant. “Wow!” I thought to myself, “volunteer carrots!” One day while my then-boyfriend was at work, I harvested some veg from the… Read more
God how good was Galavant. Time for yet another rewatch.
I really really REALLY did not want to go to my 10-year high school reunion, so I asked a stripper to go and pretend to be me and I filmed the whole thing. You can watch a long or a short version at www.irememberandrea.com It’s been 15 years and my classmates are still complaining about it on Facebook. And there… Read more
10 year high school reunion out in my boonies hometown. Traveled in from another state. Like 15 people showed up. We all got too drunk and decided to go to the local strip club. Not only were people we graduated with working at the strip club, my high school nemesis and his wife invited me to enjoy a lap dance with… Read more
Social media has negated the need for any kind of class reunions. We are still in touch with everyone we still want to be in touch with. For the most part we can cyberstalk our exes, old enemies, and even favorite and despised teachers. The only people we can’t connect with are the smart few who never go onto social… Read more
My high school reunion was supposed to take place at the Reagan Presidential Library, but not enough people RSVP’d so the planning committee lost their deposit and they ended up just all going to the Rainforest Cafe in Downtown Disney. I always knew I would not be attending, but that might have been the most… Read more