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Chad

August 2001

A little bit of Everything....again.

"...Well I'll smile and remember it all, Then I'll turn and go. While your story's completed, mine is a long way from done."

---Sister Hazel "Champagne High"

[Be warned, I'm on a quote kick today!]

I used to watch a show called Bug Juice. I noticed it's on again [yeah, on Disney but its good]at a new camp. Basically it follows a group of kids over the summer while they're at camp, but its not like those D@&n reality shows. It's more of a documentary feel to it. I have always wished I could go on some big adventure. Kind of like in the Gary Paulson novels, get lost for a month in the wilderness and be found in perfect condition, or just being at camp away from everything I know for 3 months. My friends and I always plan some trip-something our senior summer, or a college road trip-to some exotic location, like Alaska and just kind of face the world. It'll never happen.

"To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet."

Instead of going to the woods for a month, why not live out there? I can understand why people would go and buy land in the mountains and go into civilization once a month, if then. I was bringing up recipes at work on our computer. Most of the pies and such we needed recipes for said this: 'Pie, Cherry, Homemade 10'. Thaw, Serve.' HOW ANNOYING IS THAT? You can buy 'homemade' and 'old-fashioned' foods, that are just pulled out of a box and cut up? I have new-found respect for the Amish families that live around my workplace. I would love to just live somewhere secluded and tend a garden and cook REAL homemade food and have ONLY friends and family visit me [and visit often I hope :) ]. I'd have to hang a sign to unwelcome visitors: Trespassers WILL be shot and survivors will be hung at dawn. I think I should have been born 100 years ago, when a Homemade pie was actually made in a home.

If you have a nice little adventure story, tell me. Maybe I'll finally get out of my chair and go wrestle a bear in the woods or something.

"Hey hey Did you ever think There might be another way? To just feel better, just feel better about today?

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If you want to be somebody else, if your tired of fighting battles with yourself, if you want to be somebody else, change your mind Change your mind

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Oh no- Take it all in, the worlds a show and you look much better, look much better, when you glow"

----Sister Hazel 'Change your Mind'

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."-Ralph Waldo Emerson

I can remember too many times where I've been somewhere and watched someone holding their girlfriend/boyfriend and I always feel depressed. I remember a field trip a few years ago to Chicago. There was a little kiosk selling necklaces and the like, and there was this guy, a friend of mine, who had his arms around his girlfriend as he bought her this little trinket on a cord. I remember being depressed the whole rest of the trip. I have never had a real boyfriend [let alone a girlfriend] until as of late, but Droo lives WAAAY too far away!. I've also tried losing some major weight, and it never happens. I try drinking all the water I'm supposed to and I feel like I'm drowning! I hate society, we're all supposed to be perfect. Well, I forgot where I was going with this :).

Well, send me a comment! tgbfgh@yahoo.com. This homemade article, like those Cherry Pies, has been packaged with 'Fresher Ingredients, Healthier Ingredients, and TRIPLE Easy-To-Open[tm] packaging'

Chad

Chad is a 15-year old Sophomore in Indiana with way to much to do and not enough time. He loves e-mail, send him some please, and lots of other weird things.


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