I recently revisited my old high school blog and was weirdly comforted that it still exists in the ether. A self-indulgent game I’ve been playing with myself is seeing what I wrote about on the exact same day but 6-9 years ago.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2004
I made a list of all the movies coming out through the end of 2004 that I was vaguely interested in seeing. They were:
Garden State, Mean Creek, We Don’t Live Here Anymore, Criminal, Paperclips, Wimbledon, The Forgotten, Around the Bend, Eulogy, It’s all about Love, PS, Silver City, The Last Shot, Alfie, I heart Huckabees, Stage Beauty, The Machinist, Finding Neverland, Kinsey, The Aviator, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Ocean’s Twelve, Meet the Focker’s, Spanglish, Proof, Closer, Synergy, The Life Aquatic.
MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2006
I made a list of my Senior year fall semester classes. They were:
1. IB Theory of Knowedge (Evans)
2. IB Theater 2 (Krebs)
3. IB History (Hines)
4. AP Statistics (Kelly)
5. IB English (Shay)
6. AP Computer Programming 3 (Bridgett)
7. IB Physics (Martz)
Flash forward to present day, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013
Today I tried to make a list of disgusting foods I can easily purchase and rapidly consume in under a minute, and a list of seven ways to dress up your period stain. I failed to complete either list. So what I’m trying to say is, I think I’m aging backwards. I am Benjamin Button.