My walk yesterday was fantastic. My friend and I walked around the entire reservoir, and, of course, since we are teenage girls, took quite a few pictures. I’ll upload them at the end.
On a different note, today in English class (interesting that most of my school slices take place in English class, but then again, it is my absolute favorite besides art) our valedictorian showed us his project. It was, of course, flawless, even though he chose to just write an essay. As he read it, I honestly believed every single word. At the end, my teacher said “very good, Chris,” and then thought for a second. After thinking, she said, “Chris, would you consider yourself to be a selfish or selfless person, if you don’t mind me asking.” I thought that of course Chris would say selfless, because that’s how I’ve always viewed him. He helps anyone who needs help, plays multiple team sports and gets along with everyone and is just an all around great kid. But he answered without a moment’s hesitation, “Oh, I am definitely selfish.”
I was a bit in shock. But then I started to think about what it actually meant to be selfish. It has such a negative connotation, but really all it means is that you put yourself before others and, in the end, doesn’t everyone? Except for maybe a couple very rare exceptions, of course, as there are exceptions to any rule. My entire life I’ve been thinking that a selfish person is a terrible person who only thinks about themselves, but I think it would actually do me good to be slightly more selfish and to not care quite as much about what other people think.
And with that, here are some pictures.
Until tomorrow, everyone!