Tuesday, 5 November 2013
08:40:02 PM (GMT)
The weirdest freaking thing happened today.
My mom's been gone on a business trip for like a week, and I've been living off
apples and Ramune, and staying with various friends.
So today after school, my mom was finally getting home, but I had to wait until 5:30
for her too pick me up.
It was freezing outside and raining, so I went with my friend Joya to the salon where
she works, just to have somewhere to go.
So I went to the salon and sat down, and I was reading Crime and Punishment,
and this old dude sat beside me.
We flipped through magazines for a while.
Then he started trying to read my shirt.
I stood up so he could read it.
It says, "I don't judge people by their Age, Race, Creed, Color or Religion. I
judge them by their Syntax, Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation."
He read it and laughed.
Then he told me his person philosophy on judging people, along with some really cool
stories of experiences in his life; I'm not going to retell all of it, but it was
oddly relevant to my life. Like something I really needed to hear.
It made me feel good.
Then, we talked about writing. And he gave me advice on how to get over writer's
block. Again, oddly relevant, and exactly what I need to hear.
Then he told me about a book I should read, and I told him about Crime and
Then he went to get a hair cut. When he came back, he gave me a card.
The card was for a website where you can go to talk to someone if you or a friend is
That was really weird. Because I'd been half-planning to kill myself on Halloween,
but then I didn't, obviously.
But I thanked him and put it in my bag. And I'm half-planning to actually go to the
Then he said, "You're a vegetarian, aren't you?" and I said, "Yes...?" and waited for
him to explain how he knew that, but he didn't.
Then he made a joke about vegetarians. (I wasn't offended.)
And then, he started telling me a bunch of jokes. And they were actually really good
jokes, and I hadn't heard any of them before.
And then I had to go pretty soon after that.
But... it was so weird. Like, that conversation totally made me think of things in
Maybe some people really can read minds?