It Gets Better →
Dan Savage started this YouTube project to let queer youth hear from queer adults, in response to yet another gay kid who killed himself after being relentlessly taunted and bullied. The message: High school is a piece of shit. It gets better.
I felt quite the fool today. I went to the sub shop on campus for lunch, as I often do. Wait, wait, wait in line. Order sammich. Wait, wait, wait to pay for sammich. I finally get up to the check-out dude. He swipes my card. DECLINE *gulp* (me, not checker-outer guy). He brushes off my card, because we all know we all do that when our cards misbehave. It just needs a good brushing off. Then...
Last night I had some trouble sleeping. I was tired as fuck, and really just wanted a night of peacful slumber; no tossing or turning. To wake up naturally before my alarm went off, with maybe a little morning wood to brighten the day. No. This was not meant to be. I’m sure you’re wondering why. Are you trembling with antici… …pation? The reason is the weird dreams I had...
this is giving me a boner today
Student: My application checklist says I need to submit a transcript from [some college]. I don't know why it says that. I never went there.
Me: Okay, let's take a look (pull up application). Well on your application you chose [some college] as the place you earned your bachelor's degree.
Student: Well I don't know why it says that. I only went to [other college].
Me: So...you're telling me...that you chose a different school than you actually attended? And didn't notice?
Student: Yeah, I guess so. Can you fix it?
Me: Yeah. Sure. I can do that...(brain matter, splattered on wall)