We watched a short video on her life in Brit Lit on tuesday before discussing the first three chapters of 'A Room of Her Own' We scared the boys in the class with all our feminist talk. XD I hadn't had time to really read most of it, but it seems pretty good, and funnier than anticipated. Might be worth checking out the whole novel, since today we moved on to James Joyce.
Speaking of writers and writing, I'M GONNA BE PUBLISHED!!! So, okay, it's just my college literary magazine, but not everyone makes it in. The one guy I know who is really involved with it told me before that he was pretty sure I was in, "Yours was one of the first stories I voted 'yes' for.' But the letter making it official came today. I'm excited.
It was a prompt for Creative Writing class last semester. Prof. gave us a list of tabloid headlines, and we had to pick one to be the title of, and inspiration for our story. I posted it online:
I'm beginning to think maybe I should be taking this writing thing seriously. XD
My modern 'Much Ado About Nothing' has been getting really good reviews, though not many. It's not exactly the most well known of Billy 'Shake Master' Speare's plays. It should be though. I haven't read all his plays, but I've read enough to have a pretty good idea of his work, and it's hands down the best of the ones I'm familiar with.
So...the weather's been weird lately. Mother Nature has gone Bipolar. Like f'reals. Or, as I said on facebook, she forgot to take her Midol. Mornings have been chilly, but then it warms up in the afternoon. Or it gets cloudy and rainy. Windy either way though. Over the weekend we had hail. As in, 'What the hail?!' Bizarre. We were in the car going home from dinner when it started pelting the car. Josh thought it was hysterical. Mom didn't. But at least Josh wasn't stressing. Would have made it worse for her if he had. But the hail switched to rain after a few nerve wrecking minutes. Come to think of it, we've had a few rainstorms recently, too. Riding the trolley during one of the last storms I pumped LEN's 'Steal My Sunshine' on my iPod. Purely for the irony.
So, aside from all that not too much going on. I've really gotten into the movie Penelope. Watched it online again, and fell in love with it even more than the first time I watched it months ago. I just got so much more meaning from it that I hadn't before. I mean, a lot of people can relate to the whole 'accepting yourself for who you are" message, but it's somehow deeper for me. I guess because of all the stuff I've dealt with I can really relate to what Penelope goes through.
And ZOMG, James. McAvoy. <3 He and John Krasinki (more specifically, Jim Halpert) give me hope for the males of this species. It's nice to know that funny,smart, sweet, adorable guys DO actually exist. I hope Mrs.McAvoy knows she's one of the luckiest women in the entire universe. I truly do not have words for him...aside from 'Do you have a younger brother?' XD
But, right, Penelope. It's an absolutely beautiful movie. The sets are awesome, the music is amazing, and I wanna raid Penelope's wardrobe. Like for srs. It's given me some inspiration for new outfits, and being able to wear the clothes I have in different ways helps lessen my desire to go shopping. Which could not be appeased anyway, as I have no cash...and no job.
Yeah, Picture People let me go. It was a load of BS, they haven't been scheduling me, and I knew it was coming. But now I seriously need to get moving with my job search. I just wish there were more places around here that I'd actually, you know, like to work at. Mom would have me take whatever I can get my hands on. And it's true, in this economy beggars can't be choosers. But, I guess I'm a bit of a snob. XD I'll work something out...somehow.
Wow, this has gone on way longer than I meant to. I'm a notorious rambler. So, in a nut shell, aside from that things have been relatively uneventful. Relatively. 'The Fleece' (DCCC's resident creeper, who has taken a shine to me >_<) has struck again. But that's a story for another day. Probably tomorrow.
Peace! (but not...literally.)
Yes, I seriously did just close with a quote from Dr.Horrible.You know you wish you'd thought of it first.