Thursday, September 10, 2009

I know, I know.

Sorry, I know it's been nearly two weeks since my last entry. For the majority of this week, my computer contracted a nasty virus. Last week, I was still trying to get the hang of my new schedule.

So, this week has officially set the tone for, what I believe, the rest of my year will be like. Hell, that's what it'll be. Hey, don't get me wrong, I signed up for AP classes, Theater, and friends who are constantly showing up unexpectedly on my doorstep. It's just, I had no idea it'd be this hard.

For example, my Theater class in currently undergoing insane preparation for our musical try-outs. This is a huge deal for us. We're expected to prance around in jaw dropping outfits, sing like stars, and act like Meryl Streep. But here's the real kicker- I CAN'T SING AT ALL. I know, I know, it's awful. You'd think acting would make up for this, but no, I'm up against triple threats here. These are kids who can waltz, belt it, and fall to pieces on cue.

Today I was well aware of what was about to happen to me. With my head held high, I strode into Theater, sang a few warm-ups, and then crossed the classroom to the piano on call. I've had a cold for four days, so my voice sounded like Grover's. In the eyes of my director, this wasn't even a bump in the road. Long story short, once a few notes slipped out of my mouth, I was a goner.

I murdered Sweet Charity's Big Spender. Sorry. I never claimed to be a pop diva or anything, but I've really got to spruce up my act. Personality will be my only saving grace, and apparently, if I can let that shine through, I stand a chance.

Sorry, I know this was mostly negative. Positive time? Yes, yes, yes!

Today my good friend, Marilyn, walked through my front door without so much as knocking. She tutored me in Math, and bought me a Sonic Java Chiller, which, by the way, was fabulous. We sat in my driveway for a few minutes while the rain poured down around us as we talked about Looking for Alaska and how much we liked it.

Another good part of my week was actually making progress in reading Macbeth. It's not a school read, I'm just a nerd.

This will not be reread or edited. I'll try to blog again ASAP.

Random thought of the day-
Today a random boy stood up in the middle of lunch, blew on his harmonica, causing the enire lunchroom to be quiet. This was a first, seriously, I've never eaten a quiet lunch at my school. This was thing topped by the kid screaming, "SHUT UP, YOU ADOLESCENT SPAWNS OF SATAN!" After that, he taunted our AP' without recieving any punishment. The principals all laughed. It was great.