"Of course they are." Zander shrugs. "It's a shame so many have to dropout. But that's just puberty, after all."
"I'm sorry... puberty is a factor for your school's drop rate?!"
"Unfortunately. Some girls just can't handle an eight to three school day. Tell me, Doctor Kim, what's your area of expertise, social science?"
"I'm actually a Physicist, but I did minor in English."
I don't know why brought that up. When people find out I'm a scientist, they often think I'm all about numbers. Truth be told, I always loved creative writing. Would've majored in English too... but my parents convinced me I couldn't just abandon a talent I had in maths and sciences.
"Interesting. What exactly are you studying here?"
"Well, for one thing, how you think it's normal for sixteen year old girls to be living in a home!"
Zander raised an eyebrow.
"That's perfectly normal. It can be challenging for some parents, some teenage girls, unfortunately, need the twenty-four seven care... I'm sorry, but I... I understand what's strange about that?"
"You don't... Mate, you don't normally see Sixteen year old girls living in senior centers! That's... "
He looked at me like I was nuts.
"Never mind, I guess it's just different from where I'm from."
"And where you are from, Doctor Kim, uh... Korea, maybe?"
I love when people ask this. I have an Australian Accent!
"Well, I was born in Busan, it's a major city in South Korea, but I grew up in Sydney till I was eleven and Vancouver, Canada till I was seventeen."
Walking down Main Street, listening to a random song a cousin from Auckland sent me...
I took notes at what I saw at the Quiverton Beach Indoor Mall.
Forever 21 is more like Forever 81! It was less about fashion and more about practical use. I saw girls buying shawls, clunky jewelry, an designs even I saw as typical, tacky wear you'd see an old grandma wear!
And this was common for a lot of traditionally youthful stores. Hot Topic, PAC SUN, they were all... different!
I kinda laugh about my shock, though. Because nothing I saw till then compared to what I saw at the food court!
This: I saw teenage boys flirting with teenage grandmas!
That: I was flabbergasted and appalled at Hot Dog on a Stick! Absolutely outraged!
ark: Whooaaa that mattress scene
Jun 10, 2020 18:34:55 GMT -6
MeanMark: Right? I maintain the opinion that they should have showed some sort of process for the TF, but still a great scene nonetheless.
Jun 11, 2020 8:26:26 GMT -6
kappa: I feel like the point of that scene was a conversation towards her fears with monogamous long term relationship. The Aging was merely an extension personified, AND, in the backseat of what was really going on. A couple communicating.
Jun 11, 2020 9:13:11 GMT -6
kappa: However, I'd have enjoyed a gradual progression, still, I kinda get that execution
Jun 11, 2020 9:13:59 GMT -6
amoscrow: How do I post some WIPS on here? I wanna post some progress on something me and my GF are working on!
Jun 13, 2020 15:57:38 GMT -6
kappa: Not an expert, but, I think you just insert it on one of the square below the attachmentS
Jun 13, 2020 16:01:03 GMT -6
kappa: the group of boxes, the fourth one
Jun 13, 2020 16:01:34 GMT -6