Have you listened to Mortified yet? It’s so incredibly funny. I laugh out loud every time I tune in.
I have to say, it reminds me a lot of the fact that I kept a journal every day when I was an exchange student in France during my junior year of high school. I paged through it this morning, just for fun. Some excepts:
After school, Christine needed help on a paper she was writing for her English class. The title: “The American Life.” I gave her a killer sentence: The skyscrapers seem to reach up forever, just as the dollar is doing lately.
I’m so lonely. Sometimes I wonder if this is all a dream. My throat hurts. Do I count? If life is so wonderful, why do I feel so ugly?
Lunch chez Katia was super! Her house and her parents are the coolest! Her parents called me “tu.” I love when people do that. Vous is just so formal. Katia has a huge house. Her room is genius. It’s made of two rooms, connected by an archway. What I really loved was a platform by the window where she had some of her stuffed animal collection and little bottles of perfume. Wow. I was very impressed. What got me even more is that her parents hang out with her in her room!
The power of the mind is very real and very wonderful. I just spent about 15 minutes (or 20, or 10, I don’t know) in a self-hypnosis session. I am not bragging or anything but I am very good at putting myself under hypnosis.
You just can’t make this stuff up…