Month: November 2011

Today was a good day

in the end. it started out anonymously. and by that i mean i received an anonymous message via tumblr telling me that someone that I had thought I’d become cool with again (after a couple of bullshit years in undergrad) is STILL talking shit about me to other people and is apparently telling people some very personal business about me. This concerns me for more than one reason, the big one being that I don’t actually tell this person personal information about myself because i still DON’T trust him from the first go around. which means any personal business is coming from a good friend i thought i could trust or one other person who i’ve only recently realized i don’t really like that much but can’t really get away from. so it was a shitty start to the day—feeling betrayed and dealing with some really juvenile drama. i really don’t understand why my life and my business is still SO fascinating to this person. my mother’s theory is that he just wants what he …

Weeds

on saturday i finally followed through with wanting to volunteer in the community. hopefully now that i’ve opened the door, i’ll continue participating in projects. but anyway, i volunteered with edible schoolyard, which is a garden project attached to a school where the kids come out and learn about gardening and cooking. they actually have classes during the school day as well as things at night to get their parents involved. i signed up to weed parts of the garden with a friend of mine. we were pulling up this one type of weed that was pervasive throughout the garden that had these pretty little white flowers attached to it. my friend commented that she didn’t really want to pull up the weeds because they were so pretty and asked the guy who was directing us if he didn’t think those weeds added anything to the garden and if we could leave them there since they were so pretty. he replied that while they were pretty they pull nutrients out of the soil without putting …