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(Via a comment in [livejournal.com profile] sqrt_joy's journal)

What have I learned today? (By "today" I mean Saturday, technically from midnight to midnight).

* My 15+ year old Converse hightops are still in good shape and comfortable. I dug them out to go dancing to 80s music with [livejournal.com profile] hotcabanasauce, [livejournal.com profile] chezmax, and [livejournal.com profile] indigofire_net; and my feet didn't hurt after two hours- wow. Why did I ever stop wearing them?

* I still enjoy dancing. I'm less self-conscious a dancer than I was the last time I was in a club, whenever the hell that was. (2000? Underworld in Boston?) (Is that claim sensible, or is it wishful thinking? Well, I know that last night I was indeed dancing like nobody was watching... Yay self-confidence?)

* The navy jacket which my Mom bought me in 1990, and which has sat in my closet for 15+ years since it's not appropriate for dinner-wear or other semiformal purposes, by virtue of ill fit and ugly buttons, still fits well enough for dancing, looks fairly snappy, and as a bonus, the inside breast pocket fits a water-bottle.

* The local production of The Importance of Being Earnest is worth seeing (it also runs the 10th-12th).

* As much as I wish Home Hardware were open after 5:30pm on Saturday, it ain't.

* That my new boss bought me a nice new computer for when I start my new job at the end of the month. Mmmmmm, brand new iMac with 2g memory...

* That our lawn possibly still exists, and might be visible in another week of warm weather like this.

* And I learned that our new back-yard neighbours are German and have not one but two small humans in the house.

What did you learn today?

Date: Sunday, 6 April 2008 03:53 pm (UTC)
chezmax: (Default)
From: [personal profile] chezmax
At Ab, it's pretty easy to dance like nobody is watching because it's crowded enough that people aren't watching. They can't see you :)

Date: Sunday, 6 April 2008 06:59 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] da-lj.livejournal.com
That's true; though I've been in clubs that packed before where I did feel self-conscious. But, like, eons ago, also in a less het crowd, when I was younger, which I think made some difference to me at the time.

Date: Monday, 7 April 2008 03:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sulle-stelle.livejournal.com
Those are the nudist neighbors?

Date: Monday, 7 April 2008 03:14 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] da-lj.livejournal.com
Yes. :)

Date: Saturday, 19 April 2008 08:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earthling177.livejournal.com
German neighbors can be a lot of fun. I suppose one can say that of any neighbors. I hope they'll be fun anyway.

I'm not sure what I learned on the 5th, there must have been something.

Date: Saturday, 19 April 2008 08:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] da-lj.livejournal.com
Heh- OK then, what did you learn today? ;)

Date: Saturday, 19 April 2008 09:03 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earthling177.livejournal.com
Today I have learned I will have to let go of the plans I had for today (nothing important, mostly paying bills etc) and rest 'cuz my cold is there (but as far as I can tell, I'm winning, because I'm better today than yesterday).

Date: Saturday, 19 April 2008 10:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] da-lj.livejournal.com
Yuck, colds. I know where you're coming from, I just got over a head-cold myself.

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