Last Friday was the last day of school! Now, for most of you, you're probably not getting out yet. But thanks to my school being a small private school, we get to have a slightly different calendar, which allows us to do stuff like this. Now, if you're a kid, or can remember some shred of what it was like to be a kid, the last day of school holds special significance to you. It represents the end of tedious tests and homework, and heralds a season of freedom. A season for which I have made big plans, and will definitely tell you about when they happen.
So this day was pretty fun. As soon as school let out, Zachary and I celebrated by singing the rock song "School's Out."
After that, my circle of friends and I talked about the end of the year. My immediate circle of friends, whom I eat lunch with, are Zachary, Adam, who's graduating this year (see a previous post), and Rachel. They were all there before I joined the school, and I count myself lucky to have been able to join this ragtag group. As it turns out, Adam and Rachel had plans to go see two different movies in a row after school with other friends, but the people they were going with changed their plans, so they were just left sitting there in the main hall of the school with nowhere to go.
We heard about a cocktail party that the school was throwing for the parents to celebrate the school's anniversary, and we started theorizing what some of the teachers would be like drunk.
After leaving the school, I went over to Zachary's house and went to the pool. After that, we went down to the basement and played video games. I mean, we played a lot of video games. All the parents were at the party, so I didn't get picked up from Zachary's house until 9:30. Unfortunately, nobody was inebriated at the party.
And then, the next day, I met Dan Weingarten. You may not have heard of him, but he does a comic strip in my paper called Barney and Clyde, along with artist Mr. Clark, and his father, famed humor columnist, Gene Weingarten. It was pretty cool.
I hope you all have a good summer!
Colin O'Donnell, an awesome, inventing, gaming Aspergers kid on his various exploits.