Wow. My sister goes to Keene State College in Keene, NH, where Pumpkinfest is held every year. I was supposed to go up to visit her, but I had a job interview back home. My dad or my boyfriend and I would have been caught in the middle of foolish, drunk college student shenanigans.
My sister was teargassed.
So. I had planned to go to bed at a reasonable hour tonight (ie, by midnight) because I intend to be up early tomorrow morning. I did my laundry and folded it, and already packed my bags so I’m almost 100% ready-to-go by noon tomorrow (FYI, I have midterms this week: please give me a diaper because I am shitting my pants). But I got really, really high before I was about to get into bed, and I somehow wound up polishing my finest silver jewelry for the past 3 hours.
There’s a vegetarian/vegan restaurant on Main Street called It’s Only Natural (ION) Restaurant. The owner happens to be my mother’s neighbor, and the restaurant is less than a 5-minute drive from my mother’s house. There was recently a fire in the restaurant and they’re just getting back in the swing of things and need new employees. My mother and I went out for drinks & appetizers on Wednesday, and the waiter told me to come back with a resume. When I went in today (resume in hand), the owner was there and asked if I would like to start tonight! I’m so excited!
I now work on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 3:00-10:00pm! I’ll probably have to buy “work appropriate” clothes and shoes, and figuring out how I’m going to get to & from work will be tricky, but it’s a start!
Nothing like having an anxiety attack because your “school” is a corrupt POS and you have to sit in the same classroom for the next 9 hours, only to show up looking like a tearful, sweaty mess for class at 1:00 and learn that you don’t actually have class until 6:00 but nOBODY BOTHERED TO TELL YOU. Hope all y’all other students don’t mind that I’ll be spending the next 5 hours openly weeping in the library. Welcome to Lincoln.
Nothing sobers you up after taking 4 teaspoons of Robitussin quicker than someone shouting, “SARAH!! Can you hold the baby for a while?” The good news is that I’m not coughing anymore, AND I got to hold a baby for about half an hour. Win-win. 👶👼
I’m at Sonic for the first time! I thought it would be exciting and different, but the wait is fucking UNBEARABLE. This is ridiculous. Fuck Sonic!! 😡
I like how Rosetta Stone didn’t recognize that I pronounced “Las niñas corren” perfectly and made me repeat the level, yet it marked me correct when I shouted, “FUCK YOU!!” at the computer screen. Such technology. Very wow. Much Spanish.