The common experiences are extremely enjoyable. It's not as crucial to me now, though, as it was in high school. I feel okay about myself. Not so timid and scared. Sure, I'm concerned about being accepted, but I also know that I have a place where I can really excel.
I'm less nervous about navigating this environment, because once you've done
in Vegas, you really have a different perspective on the world.
Oh, almost forgot, I had this rice bowl for dinner, it was Japanese, and I even ate the vegetables without making big faces.