much as i abhor mega-chain-stores, i am currently having a blast sitting in this here barnes and noble. the author of sisterhood of travelling pants is signing books downstairs, and i don't think i've ever seen so many adolescent girls excited about a book before. i find it refreshing. it reminds me of when i was a a teenage bookworm. of course i am now an adult bookworm, so it's not really much of a stretch of the imagination.
also this particular barnes and noble and accompanying starbucks (frighteningly, there are two more in a one block radius of this bookstore) appears to be a convenient location for casual internet setup dates. the tables are so close here, i feel like i'm also included in this one particular date. fascinating. perhaps i can pick up some game here. although she's already broached the subject of nightmare ex-boyfriends, and i know that is definitely not something to discuss in an initial conversation. i've turned up my itunes and put on my earphones but i can still hear her. argh! i wish her luck. he seems like a good sport.
back to my anthology submission. it's a day late, and i don't know how to end it. shoot.