Saturday, November 30, 2002
I feel like a bad citizen

I missed the Festival of Lights last night and I feel so dirty. I've gone to that Festival for the last four years and I can't think of anything better to do on the last Friday of November. Is it a proper excuse to say that I hadn't seen my boyfriend in almost two weeks and that last night we made up for it? Because it's true. We even planned on going, but at the last minute, Harry Potter came on TV and every part of me gave in to the movie. How could a fictional little boy-wizard have such a hold on me? One strong enough to make me miss my festival? Oy vey.

And to make things worse, I worked today, today being the day after the Festival, which means it was the Santa Claus Parade. How could I do this to Markham? First I skip out on the Homeopener and Markham Bowl, now this. What's become of me? I hope I can make up for it by living here when I have a family. I realized this morning that Markham is a great place for kids to grow up. We have such a sense of community, tons of street festivals in Unionville and Markham, we're not too far from the city, there's quaint and quiet areas as well as more developed's perfect. Anyway, I'm a way's away from having kids, so we'll see what happens.