Thursday, July 26, 2007

July 18, 1994

Okay, here's another entry from my recently unearthed high school diary. This entry is fairly short and almost completely ridiculous, so I'm not going to make any comments about it. I think its ridiculousness speaks for itself pretty loudly. (Um, the fact that I quoted Arrested Development a couple of entries after quoting the movie Cliffhanger? And my last cryptic line about virginity? Classic future biographer material.)

July 18, 1994

My cousin Jessica might skip 6th grade and go on to 7th. Wow. She really is very mature for her age and she must be very intelligent also. I hope that the move proves to be challenging and fulfilling for her. I believe that she can do it. I'm a proud cousin.

The Arrested Development song (which I can't think of the title right now) says "It takes two to make a life and also to take one." I am pro-choice, but if I ever got a girl pregnant and she was considering abortion, I would hope that she would talk to me about it and let me be there for her. I would respect her choice. This, of course, depends on the situation, but if she made this decision, I hope that I would be there for her.

No need worrying about this right now. I am, after all, still a virgin. That doesn't mean I haven't experienced anything...

12 comments:

jenny said...

why do i suddenly picture you wearing ascots in high school? perhaps a monocle. proud cousin, indeed.

Erik said...

jenny, i wasn't nearly as "cultured" and stiff in real life, i think i just wanted to appear that way in my diary. i think i watched too many merchant ivory films in my youth.

Zacki said...

I can totally imagine you like Helena up in that "Room with a View!" Oh the teenage pride and angst.

Rebecca said...

I *heart* the diary entries.

Aimie said...

you're still a virgin, right?

Joe Chandler said...

what if you got a guy pregnant?

Erik said...

joe, that's a totally valid question. i'd want the baby, obviously, because it was a guy and all, and i, like, like guys. but if he wants an abortion, it's his body. i mean, we might not want the media circus.

nikki said...

reading that made me feel awkward, a little embarrassed, and so happy. i love it.

Erik said...

nikki, i live for embarrassing moments that end in happiness.

Erik said...

zacki, i'm happy to be helen in Room with a View as long as rupert graves runs around naked for me. i AM thinking of the right merchant ivory picture, right? and it WAS rupert graves frolicking naked, RIGHT??? i used to have such a crush on rupert graves. whatever happened to him????

Erik said...

rebecca, i'm so glad you enjoy them!

Erik said...

aims,

yes, of course. i am totally, completely a virgin. (um, or at least it feels like i am because it has been SO FRIGGING LONG since i've had sex.)