Dearest Carnation, Today we had the day off of school because of Martin Luther King Day.  I still have my cold, but all of those other things are gone.  Thank goodness!  I am now just left with a nasty cough and stuffy nose.

I came home today from Portland.

I'm never going to start smoking.  What's even the point of smoking? Does it make you feel happier or calm or something?  I don't understand the purpose of it.

I'm not trying to figure out if I have a long nose.  I had this dream and some person said I look exactly like [some girl].

I have to tell you now about how weird I've been today about Christian Slater.  I've had this feeling like I know him better or something.  It's kind of exciting actually.  Gosh!  Do I want to meet him!  I really do!!  The truth is, I know it wouldn't work out.  I mean, look at us!  He's 22 years old.  I am only 14!  It is completely psychotic for me to even be contemplating any of this in my head!  Often times, when I imagine meeting him, we become friends right away.

I know sometimes I'm just a hopeless romantic, but sometimes I need to be to keep myself sane.  Around here, guys can't think of as a girlfriend or anything.

I read my horoscope today.  It said:  Sometime in the near future you will be invited to an event.  Accept!  I thought about it and the only thing I could think of was the banquet.  Hopefully something does happen with that.  I love you!

Love, xoxo