28 Jul 2012

Always Remembering…

I don’t know how to exactly explain why some moments stick in my head more than others. Every now and then though when I find myself in a situation, I look back on a memory that never seems to go away. My 8th grade history teacher was an outstanding woman. There are several pieces of information that I took away from that class and kept with me ever since:

– The time she had us memorize The Declaration of Independence and recite it in front of the class

– The time she told me that she has no rhythm and could not keep up with the “claps” at concerts or musical performances

– The time I told her I wanted to be an MTV VJ and she just gave me a blank stare for two minutes. Truth.

– And the time she told me that she hated when people clapped at the end of movies. “WHY?!” she asked.

Today, I found myself at The Dark Knight and what do you know – there was a clapper in the audience! She was right – it is indeed, very awkward.

2 Comments

  1. I never understood the clapping in the movies either.

    Posted on 7.28.12 · Reply to comment
    • itsyowyow wrote:

      RIGHT? It’s a little uncomfortable!

      Posted on 7.28.12 · Reply to comment

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