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such is the virtual teen life 2020

I swear, my parents act like they were never teens in a pandemic growing up. I was watching “Perry Mason,” an HBO show set in the 1930s. Perry gets mail out of his mailbox and I think “no GLOVES??” This pandemic has a hold of me. 6:30am I’m finishing my shower - wrapping my hair in a towel. Mom: *from my room* “I have something for you!” Me: “OK.” (I’m curious) I step out of the shower, wrap on a towel, and my mom steps up and gives me a flu shot without so much as a “by your leave.” Dr. Surprise strikes again. My arm hurts =/ Writing a paper, on my computer, in class - I try to use the perfect word but I spell it so badly the spell checker gives up and in effect, says “I got nothin’.” I switch words. Telling a girl to calm down is like trying to put a cat in a tub. My parents think every guy I talk to is my boyfriend. If I’m texting and smiling my parents think I have a boyfriend. I say, I don’t know” when I don’t care. For ALL of its downsides virtual school is better because: My two BFF and I have a facetime call going ALL school day so we can say snarky things.. I can listen to music on my headphones during classes. I have multiple screens so I can web-surf during classes. I don’t have to wear shoes or a skirt! I can put a video up so it looks like I’m paying attention. I can snack/take a bathroom break whenever I want to. I don’t have to carry a backpack or make locker stops. I can be late or leave early and blame it on “tech issues”.

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Date: 9/4/2020 11:30:00 AM
Clever girl! Always do push-ups - or some other exercise - immediately after getting a shot so it circulates rather than hangs around in a vein!
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Date: 9/4/2020 5:53:00 PM
Hmm... NOW you tell me =] Thanks Rico =]