Tuesday, 30 September 2008
10:55:49 PM (GMT)
I decided to call Janice. I wondered if she's help me with my outfit again. I
to look better than last time, since this actually is a date.
"Hello?" Janice asked, with a hint of complaint in it, as if she really wished the
phone hadn't rung.
"um.. hi. It's Vanessa. Is this a bad time?"
"Oh, no! It's fine. Hi Vanessa."
"Hi. So, I have to tell you something!"
"What is it?" she didn't sound too excited.
"Are you okay?"
"Oh yah, I'm fine. So, what did you want to tell me?" So, I explained to her what had
happened with my mom and Stan. When I was done, I panted, having barely taken a
breath during the whole story.
"Wow." she began. "That's really.. um... suprising."
"I know! I'm so surprised my mom said that it was okay."
"No... no, it's not that. I'm surprised Stan was okay with that."
"Why do you say that!? My mom said something like that too? You're all so surprised
that Stan actually likes me." While I was saying this, I thought of how Stan had said
Oh, again. Maybe they're right. Maybe he was going to say no, but then changed his
mind for some reason. The thing is, if he didn't like me, why would he say okay?
"Vanessa?" Janice announced. "Are you still there?" I guess I was so deep in thought,
that Janice had talked, and I hadn't heard her.
"Yah, yah I'm still here."
"Well, like I was saying, I'm sorry if what i just said hurt your feelings, I was
just kinda surprised that he actually likes you. I don't want to be mean, but it's
kind of surprising. Guys like that don't fall for girls like you... except in
"What do you mean, girls like me?!" I snapped.
"I just meant girls that are smart and... kinda dorky. Not a bad dorky though! You're
a fantastic dork! The coolest I know!"
"I'm sorry to hurt your feelings... again."
"Yah, well, you're forgiven. You didn't mean it. Anyway, I need your help for my date
"I thought you said it wasn't a date last time."
"Oh, hush up!" I laughed, and so did she. Once we wiped our tears, and clamed down,
she said she would come to help me again. Next time though, she said I have to pick
out my own outfit. I agreed.
By the time friday rolled around, I felt like I was going to die from excitement.
Janice told me I was walking around in a daze. The truth is, I was. I kept imagining
my date. I kept thinking about what would happen, and what i would say. I was just
so... well... excited!
Janice came by around 5, so that I could get everything ready after she picked out my
"All right, you can do your hair, and your make up."
"But..." I started, but she glared at me, so I shut up.
"Okay, let's see." Janice mumbled as she riffled through my closet. "You need to look
a little sexier this time, but not sluty. You don't want to seem desperate, but you
want him to know you want him." I listened very carefully to what she said. I was
going to have to pick out my own outfit next time. She grabbed a pair of capris,
since it was getting a bit cooler, and then she grabbed a cute layering sweater I had
bought from Aeropostale. It was blue, my favourite colour, with stripes of a lighter
blue, and I always wore a cute cami underneath. It was a low neck, off-the-shoulder
type of sweater, and it looked really nice with my new purse. She dropped the outfit
on my bed, then grabbed a second choice, which was a pair of jeans, and a sleeveless
top. The top was a v-neck, with some beading around the neck, and it was green. Green
looks very good on me. It also had some lacing around the bottom.
"Pick one." Janice told me. I decided after a little while to wear the first outfit.
"This one's good."
"That was the one I would have suggested too. Maybe you can wear the other outfit on
your next date." I thought about it, then thought about the fact that I might not
get a second date. What if I asked like a total dork? Not the cool dork Janice says I
am, but a loser-ish dork. I started to get really worried. I felt like my face was
"Calm down Vanessa. i know you're nervous, but if he agreed to see your mom, he
obviously likes you!" I hadn't thgouht of that. All of a sudden, the doorbell rang.
It couldn't be him yet, i thought to myself.
I heard my mom talking, then heard her call up the stairs. It was Stan!
"I better go." Janice walked to my door.
"No, he can't see you!"
"Because he'll know why you were here!"
"Fine, i'll stay in your room for now, but you better get ready." I opened the door,
and called for my mom to come upstairs.
"Mom, you have to keep him busy with questions while I get ready! I didn't know he'd
be coming so early!"
"All right, all right sweetie, hurry up though!" she closed the door, and i ran to
the bathroom, grabbing my outfit on the way.
As I was changing, I called out to Janice.
"I know you weren't going to help me with my make up, but since I'm in a rush, could
you pick out the stuff i should put on?"
"Fine." I heard her grunt. I heard some clattering of plastic and she picked through
my makeup bag.
When I was finished getting my outfit on, I rushed into my room, and put on the make
up Janice had picked for me. Then, I threw my hair into a messy, but still pretty
I looked in the mirror for a second, then grabbed my purse, and ran down the stairs.
Before I reached the bottom, I remembered something. So, I ran back up, gave Janice a
huge hug and thanked her again, then ran back down.
When I reached the kitchen, I found Stan and my mom, laughing.
"What's so funny?" I asked. They looked up. Automatically, Stan stood up.
"You look amazing."
"Thanks." I blushed. "Are you done here mom?"
"Yah sweetie. You can go."
"Thanks." I leaned over and kissed her on the cheek. Then, Stan lead me to the door.
I threw on my fancy flip-flops, and then we walked out to Stan's car.
On the way to the movie theater, we discussed what we were going to see. Stan said
that the 5th Harry Potter was out, so we decided we'd see that. I had already read
the book, so I was very excited for the movie. Stan hadn't read it all yet, but he
had started it.
We finally got to the movie theater, only to find....
Dun, dun, dun!!!! What do you think is going to happen?
Anyway, thanks for reading everyone. I'd especially like to thank pinkglitter5 and