September 28, 2012 IDEAS FOR THE HALLOWEEN DANCE!! I can’t believe I’m writing this, but I COULDN’T WAIT to get to school on Wednesday!! I was TOTALLY shocked when Brandon stopped by my house on Tuesday afternoon. I mean, I knew he thought I’d be a great chairperson for the Halloween dance committee, but I never expected he’d sign me up when I was out sick. And I DEFINITELY didn’t expect that he’d sign up too!! I was writing ideas in my notebook pretty much all day, and I thought I came up with some pretty awesome ones! First, I wrote down the obvious stuff. Like, we’ll have to get a TON of cobwebs to put everywhere. And it would be so cool if we could get a fog machine! Then I was thinking maybe we could do a haunted house. We could do it Twilight-style, so everyone dresses up as vampires. And we can get a bunch of those Styrofoam gravestones so it looks like a cemetery. Then whenever anyone walks into the dance, we jump out at them and freak them out! I definitely want to make a dark area where you can put your hands in bowls and feel different stuff. It’s supposed to be like they’re all nasty, creepy things, but really they’re just everyday items that feel like them. I did a little Googling to come up with some ideas for that! Cold spaghetti noodles = worms Dried apricots = dried up tongues Large olives = eye balls Boiled head of cabbage = a brain A cooked, peeled tomato = a heart Pumpkin guts = guts and blood I couldn’t wait to see Brandon in lunch so I could see what he thought of all my ideas, but he wasn’t there. Turns out he got sick after seeing me on Tuesday! I was TOTALLY bummed about it, but it got even worse when I saw MacKenzie. She was like, “Hey dork! That was smart of Brandon to sign you up as chairperson for the dance committee. You’ll be SO busy at the dance, so it won’t hurt your feelings when he dances with me all night!” I seriously think MacKenzie’s an alien from planet NUTZO because she actually thinks Brandon wants to take her to the dance. What’s wrong with that girl!? I mean, he practically ignores her, even though she tosses her hair and sashays in front of him, like, a million times a day. He’s NEVER asked her to a dance. He doesn’t even TALK to her really. Can’t she tell he’s not into her?! I almost felt a little bad for her. I pictured her sitting in her bedroom doodling “Mrs. MacKenzie Roberts” all over her notebook while drooling and twitching like a mental patient. MacKenzie might be a CCP, but she’s also a PDD…pathological, desperate, and DELUSIONAL!! I was pretty much just ignoring her, writing in my notebook, which I know was driving her crazy. (Bullies like her LOVE to see other people freaking out!) She was getting so annoyed that she finally grabbed my notebook, ripped out the pages with my Halloween ideas, and threw them in the trash. I was SO angry that I wanted to scream!! Then I realized that’s what she wanted, so I said, “I probably shouldn’t have come up with SO many ideas without Brandon. Guess we’ll have to come up with a TON more when we’re hanging out later this week!!” Except I said it in my head so no one head it but me. No, I wasn’t too scared to say it! I just didn’t want to be mean and nasty like her. See THAT’S why Brandon likes me way better! What I actually said to her was, “Are you done?” Like I was talking to a 2-year old who was having a tantrum. LOL! Then I said, “Because I am!” and walked away. OMG that felt so good!! Brandon was back in school yesterday and we’re planning to brainstorm for the dance soon. Now the only question is, what costume should I wear??