Have resolved to not do much of anything today, as yesterday was CRAZY busy (work was errands/gophertastic, I worked out, and then went to the show) so today the plan was to do nothing. Instead, Sarah and I went for a walk and then Dave came over and I got to see his new car! Congrats, Dave!
Two more weeks before school starts and I couldn't be happier. I just can't wait to get back into the groove, working, learning (!) and keeping my mind on things other than a friend, well...dying.
Totally off topic, I've discovered something lately.
So, as most of you know, I'm totally into the fact that I'm Jewish. I tell people that I'm a real Jew instead of a fake Jew now. But it's weird to me for people to not share my enthusiasm. Being the naive girl that I am, I usually expect people to be as stoked as I am, but when I tell older caucasians, they're just like *smile and nod* "oh...neat." And it's weird to me to be looked down upon or just not met with the same level of enthusiasm as I see it. I think it's fucking awesome, but when I tell hardcore Christians, they're just not...into it.
It's a really mild form of bigotry and I realized this whole thing when Suz and I went to go watch the Utes game with our new Chilean friends who are totally anti- Koreans and anti-Mexicans. I couldn't believe that people like this still exist and then I got to thinking about the reactions I get from people when I tell them I'm Jewish. I never realized the anti-Semetic sentiment was so real. And again, it's a totally mild form of an "ism" but (and I'm kind of distracted by the TV), it's just amazing to me to experience this firsthand. It's definitely a culture shock. *shrugs* /rant.