Her name was Sonia

So we went to the lab. Being surrounded by all the rows of beakers and test tubes, I was in such a daze, I couldn’t actually hear The Optimist talk his issue out with his teacher, but judging by his ear-to-ear grin at the end of their conversation, I guessed he somehow found a way…

So cliché

It is not every day that I genuinely reminisce about the ‘good old days’, since it is usually just a blatant attempt to seem old and knowledgeable with the ways of this world.  The results of these escapades haven’t been endearing, so I’ll spare that tale for another cold day in April. Today though, I’m…

I’m not giving up yet

A couple of hours after our last conversation, I paced briskly, fully expecting ‘The Optimist’ to finish the Girl in the Library story. Something seemed a little off though…     Me:   Hey, you hadn’t finished telling me how you and the Library Girl first spoke to each other…                         [Seeming a little distant] The Optimist:…

The Girl in the Library

  Issue #1 So it’s near the end of a free period, and this unbelievably optimistic friend of mine is vividly describing his brush with his ‘The Library Girl’ – his crush, who also apparently has a thing for him too… The Optimist: And then she looked up from her book and there was an…