Nerdville, Texas

So I started class this last Monday. First time in school in a couple (ahem…) of years. I had a backpack so I scooped it up and through 3,000 pounds of text inside, along with my pencils, pens, paper, binders and super fan dangle calculator.

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Yep. That backpack couldn’t withstand the awesomeness of me. So after class I went shopping for a new backpack. All of the bags I looked at either sported Ninja Turtles or Dora the Explorer (which I like both but kind of want people to take me seriously at school), or they were $8.88 and made of some weird fabric crossover between nylon and Hefty Garbage bags. And I use the name “Hefty” lightly because these backpacks wouldn’t hold my 2 English texts alone…much less the rest of my stuff!

At any rate I was just about to head home and I see this cute little bag and fell in love. Even though I knew it wouldn’t hold all of my school stuff, I had to have it! It was only $4.88 and was so….me! I quickly devised a plan on how I could make it work and dashed to the checkout.

This morning I got up, got dressed and had my new little bag packed and ready to go. With one quick last check in the mirror, I realize why I wanted that bag so badly.

I am a flippin nerd!! N. E. R. D. That has to stand for something badass I’m sure. But for now I’ll take it at face value.

I’m a nerd. Nerds are cool…so there.

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After my math class was over and I grabbed a snack and a few more supplies (I know…seriously) I see a girl walking in front of me…and I just laughed. No I mean I laughed. Hard. So hard she looked to see what I was looking at. Since I was trying to get my camera on my phone to come on anyway, I acted like it was something on the phone. Then I walked away, embarrassed that I had let myself laugh so blatantly at her.

She was all of 100 pounds, hair up in a very messy bunch with a rubber band, bright pink headphones on (not earbuds – headphones), a black Pokemon backpack, neon pink tank top under an off the shoulder neon green shirt, skinny jeans and fuzzy boots. I swear I tried to get a picture but she was too fast.

Ok. So if that is what a nerd looks like, I totally wanna trade my ticket in. We’ll wait…maybe she was a geek? I honestly don’t know. And to each their own. I’m sure she felt very comfortable with what she was wearing, but that doesn’t mean I can’t think it looked ridiculously silly.

Oh well…I just know it was hilarious and I still feel like a cool nerd. 🙂

Good day all…I’m off to English.

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