Di Has Stories…

(and they’re all true)

x365/72: Nick B. April 20, 2009

Filed under: High School,x365 — Diana @ 12:14 pm

My first friend in new school, first date, first dance, first kiss.  After that kiss, he said, “Well,that kind of sucked, didn’t it?” and called me a couple days later to break up.

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x365/71: Barney (Mr. Yee) April 19, 2009

Filed under: After 30,x365 — Diana @ 12:07 pm

Dreamed last night of putting you to sleep again; woke up sobbing.  I didn’t mean to get a cat that day, but you held my eyes across the store, and it was love.

 

x365/70: Dean Haglund April 18, 2009

Filed under: College,x365 — Diana @ 12:00 pm

During the height of X-Files fame, met Langly at a conference in Nashville. He seemed a little frightened of my exuberance over meeting him; I was embarrassed to wear my glasses in our picture.

 

x365/69: The Geek April 17, 2009

Filed under: College,x365 — Diana @ 11:58 am

Watching him perform, he said to me, “You look like a prepared young lady” and asked me to open a condom, which he threaded through his nose. I wasn’t sure that was a compliment.

 

x365/68: Johnnie Cochran April 16, 2009

Filed under: College,x365 — Diana @ 11:55 am

At a conference shortly after the OJ verdict, I was sushed by my friend for making anti-OJ comments in line: I was the only white there. Conchran refused to make eye contact with me.

 

x365/67: Trixie April 15, 2009

Filed under: High School,x365 — Diana @ 5:48 pm

First friend in new school, and our mutual teenage angst made us immediately close. My parents hated her, which only heightened her allure. Turns out she wasn’t really like me, and we grew apart.

 

x365/66: Mr. Peters April 14, 2009

Filed under: High School,x365 — Diana @ 5:45 pm

Gave up a sports writing career for the “intrinsic” rewards of teaching high school English. I did some great writing in his class, and am still anal about making my verb tenses parallel.