Wednesday, February 20, 2008

I have a magnificent lack of things to write about. I open my little blogger window and my mind goes - blank (if you've seen You've Got Mail, please imagine Kathleen Kelly saying this, it's so much better).

Sunday I found out that a friend of mine was pregnant. It's an extremely inopportune time, but I was happy for her. Monday I found out she miscarried and is taking it really hard. I never know what to say when people are hurting. Some people always know, but I have nothing.

Monday Robin and I went to Barne's & Noble and read. People complain about the large, boxy Barnes & Noble stores...but I think they feel like home. Maybe it's because they remind me of the library...with nicer books and more expensive coffee.

Tuesday evening I hung out with one my Jr. Highers. We've developed a tradition of swinging at the park. It was two degrees outside last night. We got a lot of stares from the people meeting at the senior center.

3 comments:

kontrabanda said...

I am totally with you on Barnes and Noble - I love that store!!!!

And I never know what the right words are to say to someone who has lost something important. Where and how do you learn those kinds of things?

Melody said...

Where and how do you learn those kinds of things?

I don't know. Just by living I suppose, but it never seems to get easier.

Emily said...

Yeah, most of the time I want to say something to someone, but I don't know what. This can be more of a general problem, though, but it definitely encompasses sad experiences.

 
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