Hello my dear Averages!!! I feel I have abandoned you of late and for that I am sorry. I am still trying to write that short story I was telling you about earlier and am having the darnedest time. I give a ton of credit to people who can do it for a living because I don’t know how they do it!
But what this post is about (and the title is slightly accurate today), is: when you see people you think you know but are actually strangers and you’re like, “I think this is my friend so-and-so in five years”.
Now give me a moment to explain before you jump to the ‘I’m just crazy’ part of this post’s title (even though you still might think that after I’m finished).
Have you ever been walking down the street (or, in my case, a college campus) and see someone who looks exactly like you think someone you know would when they’re older? I don’t know if I’m explaining this well, or if my words are just a jumble of nonsense, but this happened twice to me today and I just can’t get over it.
One guy I passed looked JUST LIKE a boy I know back home. If someone would have asked me last year, “what do you think he will look like in five years?” this is exactly what I would have described. It freaked me out and I did a double-take to make sure that it really wasn’t him. But then I realized, I’m very far away from home and there is no way that this is the person I think it is.
A little while later I realized that my Theater Appreciation teacher is literally my theater teacher from back home, only about 10 years in the future. It is freaky! Now I can’t look at him without thinking, “holy crap, I’m looking at the future”.
Okay, now I think I am starting to sound a bit crazy, so I’ll wrap this up.
9 days until Halloween my fellow Averages! How exciting is that?! If you’re anything like me and plan to go trick-or-treating then crash with a bucket full of candy, then here’s to you! I will leave you with a Halloween quote that I find extremely funny.
Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, “Never take candy from strangers.” And then they dressed me up and said, “Go beg for it.” I didn’t know what to do! I’d knock on people’s doors and go, “Trick or treat … No thank you.” ~ Rita Rudner