By comparison, my college essay, which is the last essay I took this seriously started with the line, "Hubris is going to be my downfall."
I cringe every time I remember, but you know, it got me into college so...
After spending all that time working on something that isn't even fiction, I posted the following on Twitter:
Someone wrote that being a writer is like having homework for the rest of your life. I disagree in that I never worked so hard at homework.
Apparently that struck a chord because it's been retweeted like 12 times, and I find that so incredibly cool.
We're in December now which means it is my friend Gina's birthday. So before I go: Happy Birthday to my friend, my former roommate and ex-co-worker, Miss Gina!