Saturday, July 02, 2011
Summer Camp Day 1 and Day 2
Calliope at Creating Motherhood is doing a Summer Blog Camp for the month of July and I love that idea so I jumped on board. I missed yesterday but I'll hit on that one as as well as today.
Day 1 – Provide a photo or sketch or dramatic rendering of the space where you normally blog
I actually can be blogging anywhere. I can blog from home in our upstairs sitting room, in the kitchen, at my desk downstairs or even at work. Whenever I find a few stolen moments and the energy is there, I love to blog.
Day 2 -What were you like in high school? What extracurricular activities, if any, did you take part in during high school? Did you consider yourself a writer?
I was a geeky, punk, new-wave girl in high-school. I was very tall for where I lived (I'm about 5'8" and grew up in a very Italian neighborhood). I couldn't get a date with kids in my class to save my life. I don't know if it was my height or that I was so smart. I dated a few guys that were a few years older than me in my younger years in high school and then college guys my last two years. I definitely was in a very awkward stage though. I didn't know what to do with my body. I was really skinny, except for a very plump posterior. I'm much more balanced body-build-wise than I was back then. I loved chorus, Key Club (volunteering) and marching band. I worked part-time as a cashier at a grocery store. I didn't like the job much, but it gave me money I could save and put away for college.
I did consider myself I writer back then, but I did really love math and science. So I went to school for engineering and wrote back poetry on the side, LOL. I haven't written a poem since my angst-filled teenage years and the world is better for it.