Hello, lovables! Welcome to the Friday Open Thread where you can celebrate how festive the holidays make the world or you can Grinch it up or anything in between! Not judging here, you do you cause we love you anyways!
Friends, I turned twenty-four this week, which I know in many circles makes me a baby, but when I’m in this circle by myself, I’m just like how do I not have my shit together yet? Six-year-old me would be so disappointed, I was supposed to be interviewed by Oprah for at least two books and be super rich and living happily with my family at least two miles away from me, close enough that I can walk to them but far enough that I can also not do that.
But, here I am, super not doing those things and they are even less attainable than before. And you know what I do in response: do even more imposisible things!
I recently saw the MFA program for Randolph College and you know those dream teams you had when you played basketball against your dad on Playstation 2 and you got real hyped every time Jordan and Johnson were on the same team and you could play them and you knew it didn’t matter if you won or not because you had THE FUCKING DREAM TEAM so you won either way??? That’s how I’m feeling about this program and I’m applying even though there feels like there is no hope of me getting in, I’m still like, more impossible things have happened, why can’t I add more to my list?
Tell me fam:
What impossible thing are you doing? What impossible things have you done? What are you adding to your list?
If you’re not feeling that, that’s cool too! I wanna hear about your week about your life, how’re the holidays treating you? How are the regular days, if you don’t celebrate? How are you?? (I started with three question marks but dialed it back to two so you wouldn’t feel overwhlemed, but could still feel my genuine curiosity and excitement).
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