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Monday, November 26, 2007

The worst date. Ever. (part 5)

I'm pretty sure the phone woke me up.

It was probably only 11am or so, what else would a good college student be doing at that time of day?

I still can't believe I didn't flunk out of my entire freshman year. There were seriously classes that I ditched for months at a time.

To this day I have nightmares about going to class only to realize that the final is that day and I've skipped every single class and have no idea how to answer any of the questions.

It was JC on the phone, and he was going to the mall and wanted me to come.

He had a car, and I had been forced by my parents to leave my car at home for my freshman year.

Ah, the cruelty of parents.

I should probably thank them.

So we went to the mall and when I mentioned wanting to buy something (probably a pair of jeans since I have been on a lifelong quest to find the perfet pair) he made a comment about him not having enough time to shop if I needed to get something too.

And it got worse.

Heading towards checkout, he asked me to hold something for him.

Something that he had not paid for.

His great plan was to pay for a backpack and have me sneak out some clothes for him.

I waited outside instead, and needless to say, that was the last time I went anywhere with him.

But there was still JT.

And, oh, if I had known then how the whims of that boy would rule the next two and a half years of my life, I would not have sat next to him in class.


*This is part 5. To read parts one through four, click here.

3 comments:

Just a Walk in the Park said...

Boy, the choices we make in college, if I could go back and do it all over... I probably would make most of the same mistakes.

Bethany said...

Ugh. That was a pretty bad date. Okay...all this keeping me hanging stuff!! I keep coming back to see if you've posted more...

The agony!!

Patriot said...

I like your story so far. It's funny how we can look back and realize the bad mistakes or missed opportunities, but we're completely blind at the moment it happens! It is cool to look back and see how God was at work in each situation too!

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