Friday, February 26, 2010

Prom Season and Jeff Goldblum

I walked into my Portfolio class yesterday and took out my iPod earbuds only to hear what a giddy high schooler would say this time of year, "I'm so excited to go look at all the prom dresses! I love prom season! OMG they are sooooo pretty!"

My instinct was to turn my iPod back on, but it was too late - it was in my coat pocket already.

How can a girl, my age (a senior in college), be excited for prom season? I've had three classes with her, so I kind of know her personality...but prom dresses? Wow. There is something wrong with the universe if she gets a better job than me.

Later in class, I noticed how rude and blunt this girl is. I'm rude and blunt, but not out loud - only in my head, so that makes it okay, right? I'm rationalizing here. "Ever gone a week without a rationalization?" - The Big Chill. Speaking of that movie, everyone who has a love for movies should see it. I can't stress enough how great this movie is!!! Jeff Goldblum...come on people!! :)

Anyway, prom season? Are you kidding me? She's four years out of college and she's still emotionally connected to prom. I bet that she becomes one of those moms who lives through her children. It's very sad. I should start a 12 step program for moms like that.

14 comments:

  1. Hello Friday Follower. Great blog, can't wait to read more.

    Angela
    http://nepastealsanddeals.blogspot.com/
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    http://debatethisponderthat.blogspot.com/

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  2. Following from FF! I'm an aspiring writer as well. Nice to meet you!

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  3. What is the deal with girls and Jeff Goldblum? He was "The Fly" for Christ sake. What am I missing?

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  4. Stopping by from Friday Follow to say Hi!

    Hannah @ HappilySouthern
    www.happilysouthernreviews.blogspot.com

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  5. Found you on Follow Friday and your blog made me laugh, starting with the quote in the header. Read the post about scary movies and I actually just got "The Orphan" from the library - now I can't wait to watch it!

    Crystal
    www.becksinohio.blogspot.com

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  6. Thanks everyone!!

    Mad Hatter - Goldblum is like a god, haha!! I can put it no other way ;)

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  7. Oh. Wow. BWA-HaHAHAHAHA!
    Sorry, but I personally know at least a dozen people like that .. and I thought I was just being jaded when I thought to myself "Self, that girl needs to be knocked down a flight of stairs. Maybe that'll knock some sense into her."
    New friday follower.

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  8. Jeff Goldblum has been one of my heroes since Jurrasic Park. Acting legend. Oh and that girl you're talking about sounds unstable.

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  9. Haha, brings me back to the days of sneaking prom magazines under our desks in English class. So long ago :) I still attend formals, but not in the get ups I'd wear to prom. Holy shit - not my cup of tea anymore, at ALL! Heaven help that girl's future daughters.

    Jeff Goldbloom, I bow down.

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  10. LMAO seriously? Will she really attend one? I kinda feel bad for her though :p
    However, I admit, if one of my younger cousins asked me for prom dress shopping or dressing her up, I wouldn't say no. My girliness level is scary, I know.:p

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  11. Hi There! I'm poking around all the Friday Follow blogs! I'm your newest follower! Hope you can visit me!

    Bridgette Groschen
    The Groschen Goblins
    http://www.groschengoblins.blopspot.com

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  12. Thanks for linking up with Friday Follow! I am now your blog follower. It is a pleasure to meet ya and have a great week!

    ~ Lynn
    http://www.middayescapades.com

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  13. I'm here from Friday Follow! Nice to meet you...

    justanightowl.com

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