I don’t understand the whole
hi! how are you?
i’m good! how are you?
thing. it makes me feel stupid and trivial. it makes me feel an empty and uncaring outsider. I dont ask people how they are to participate in some hackneyed social ritual.
today I had my first exam, and while a lot of questions I wasn’t prepared for, i’m reasonably sure I did well. 60 multiple choice and 4 short essay questions. you could choose 4 out of 10 for the essays, & I chose “design an experiment testing st john’s wort,” “how can intelligence testing be both positive and negative,” “give a biological reason and a social reason for aggression” and “describe the pros & cons of labelling in abnormal psychology.”
I would have done much better had I not been afflicted with bad allergies all day. I haven’t had them for a few weeks, but I knew I would today, because I had an exam. it never fails. exam day = allergies.
my Nannas arrived here from the Gold Coast today! I couldn’t go to lunch with them ’cause of the exam so went to visit them afterwards. they gave me a black vinyl shoulder bag, a purple wallet, a powder blue sparkly head scarf, some pink thongs, earrings & nailpolish, lipstick & eyeshadow all of the same purple. all voodoo dolls, of course, even though it’s been sold.
Sarah gets her braces off tomorrow! I will lick her teeth in jealousy.