Sunday, July 22, 2007

What was that smell last night?

Ahh, I slept well last night. I've been up late every night composing pieces and writing lesson plans for our class, and practicing recorder. I'm sleeping on my mat on the floor in Gina's apartment and I woke up in the middle of the night. What is that smell wafting through the windows? It wasn't cigeratte smelled kind of sweet...and then I could hear the guy who lives below Gina. He was chanting like. But the word chanting wouldn't do his tone of voice justice. The only way I can think to describe it, from my pentacostel upbringing, it sounded like he was speaking in tongues. And it was just as loud as though he had an urgent message from God.

I was ferverently wishing for Gina's earplugs. Clue: if roommate goes to bed wearing earplugs- buy some!

My sleepy overworked brain put two and two together and deduced that wafting smell was weed and the gentlemen below Gina was indulging himself in a little weekend vacation to the netherworlds. I offered up a prayer to above mentioned God for me to get some sleep.

And so I did. But I couldn't avoid that wafting smell. Perhaps that's why I slept so well? Perhaps, I shouldn't drive today. I wonder what the effects are of second hand weed smoke? Hmmm....


Haley July 22, 2007 at 2:24 PM  

so were you extra hungry the next morning?

Lydee July 22, 2007 at 9:05 PM  

Yes, as a matter of fact I was hungry.

Sophanne, you are right. I'll be happy and sad when it's over. You've conjured up memories from my last week of level two, and I'm vagely recalling that. I wish the homework would taper off. Gina and I were invited to an old-timey sing along tues night with people not associated with Eastman. I'd like to go.

Sarah July 23, 2007 at 11:04 PM  

You are sleeping on a mat? Is that comfortable?

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