Why I'll Miss High School (Top 10 Reasons)


No more high school for me. My youngest child has just graduated and is off to college in the fall. She is leaving her cat with me to remember her by. She brought the tiny little homeless kitty home a little over a year ago. Now it’s a big fat cat, although she has never fed it once or taken care of the litter box. I must say, though, I totally dig this cat, and I have always been a dog person.

My daughter named the cat Boo although I had been calling him Booby or Mr. McBoo. Lately I’ve been calling him Batman due to an episode recently I’m going to tell about in a hub entitled “The Cat and the Bat.” I knocked the bat out of the air and he . . . uh well I’ll save that for the hub. He also guards the bathroom. I don’t let Clowns fans or Ratbird fans or Bungles fans use the facilities. They can go take a dump in the woods.

I don’t care if my daughter doesn’t take care of her cat. I don’t care if my daughter doesn’t clean her room. She got her entire college bill paid for by scholarships and grants. This I care about.

But enough preliminaries, on to the subject of this hub. Why will I miss high school?


So wear miniskirt gowns if you're concerned about your legs being seen.
So wear miniskirt gowns if you're concerned about your legs being seen.
So this is what they do in school.
So this is what they do in school.


The homework.

Oh yeah, I’m a Grammar Nazi. She wrote papers full of errors in high school. Mostly stuff like two words that should be one word and words that should be hyphenated. And she misuses who vs. that. That cares? Uh I mean who cares? When I chastised her about the mistakes she told me she was the best in her class at writing papers. Well, she did make high honors and the National Honor Society. What are they teaching these kids in high school?

I helped her prepare over a hundred invitations to her graduation party to be mailed. So I’m putting stamps on the envelopes, and I noticed she misspelled two of her classmate’s last names. I asked if she was going to fix them and she said no. So I crossed out the last names, spelled them correctly, with the notation “Fixed by Dad.”


They wouldn't let me take a picture of their faces because they said they all had pimples.
They wouldn't let me take a picture of their faces because they said they all had pimples.


The proms.

I’ve been to eight proms in the last three years. See my hub “What Do You Tell a Guy Who Is Shopping for a Prom Dress?” for details.

Making lunch.

I made her lunch every day because she asked me too. She doesn’t like what the school serves up. Now last year I made mostly sandwiches. At the start of this school year she told me she wanted a salad for lunch, a Caesar salad, with chicken. So that’s what the spoiled brat got.

Now, I couldn’t really fit the container for the salad in one of those brown paper lunch bags like I could the sandwich. So I bought her a pink lunch box like the elementary kids have. I asked her if anybody else in high school had a lunch box, and she said no. I glued her picture to the pink lunch box, but she kept ripping it off.

Did I mention I also do her laundry?
Did I mention I also do her laundry?
Teenagers are strange creatures.
Teenagers are strange creatures.


Waking her up for school.

You would think one of those expensive IPhones could wake a kid up. No way. I had to do it. And often it wasn’t met with a warm reception. And she didn’t have to get up earlier than necessary to catch a bus because the spoiled brat has a car. In fact, you know how for the yearbook they got best this and best that? She got “best ride” among other ones. It’s a real girlie car. I don’t like being seen driving it.

Writing excuses for her absences from school.

Seriously, she was the queen of skipping school. But since she was making high honors, I didn’t care all that much except for all the nasty truancy letters I got from the school. Since I hate lying, I would refuse to write something that was a lie. Needless to say I had to be quite creative.

Now getting muddy playing soccer I can excuse.
Now getting muddy playing soccer I can excuse.

Basketball and soccer games.

I’ve been to so many high school sporting events in the past ten years I can’t even begin to count them. My youngest daughter’s siblings all played sports.

This past season my daughter made the first-team all-region soccer team. Her basketball team, for which she played starting guard, made it into the state playoffs, eventually losing to the state runner-up team. Her team was the most successful in the history of the school. That history, incidentally, ends with this graduating class, which I reflect upon later.


Did you think I was kidding about Batman?
Did you think I was kidding about Batman?


The pranks I played on her.

Well, I did put a big doggy milk bone in her pink lunch box one day. I heard from her friends that it was real funny when she pulled it out in the cafeteria.

This one was the best by far. Now, my daughter usually just dismisses me with “Yeah, right” when I’m trying to put one over on her. The Tuesday after Christmas she had basketball practice in the morning due to a big tournament that Thursday and Friday. She asked me to go out to her car and get something as she was getting ready. This is a common occurrence. Often she’ll just have showered before school and yells at me to go get her makeup or some bag or item of clothing she left in her car.

I go out to her car and get whatever it was she wanted and I noticed a case of beer in the back. I took it out and put it in the house. After she left, I asked her sister and brothers who the beer belonged to. Her siblings, who were visiting from out of town for the holidays, are all of legal drinking age and occasionally enjoy a good brew, like their father.

The story was when she and her older sister were out shopping the day before, her older sister bought a case of Yuengling at the request of their oldest brother who lives in Texas and can’t get Yuengling there. Actually, he took half of the case back to Texas in his suitcases, which I do not believe is legal.

This picture was in the paper. I l gave the referee who didn't call a foul a copy the next game.
This picture was in the paper. I l gave the referee who didn't call a foul a copy the next game.


Okay, I’m trying to make a long story shorter. In the days previous to this, we had all been discussing a situation that occurred at a nearby high school in the same district that involved a very good friend of my daughter’s. In fact, she ended up going to the prom with him.

This guy had a case of beer in his truck while he was at basketball practice. Somebody told the basketball coach. This is a violation of school policy for any student to have alcohol on school premises. The long-time basketball coach handled the matter himself, as he usually did. He made all the players run extra laps. So some of the players told their parents. The parents complained to school officials. As in, why should my son run extra laps, he didn’t do anything. Well, this situation exploded. The kid with the beer (the story was it belonged to his dad) got suspended for 10 days, and the basketball coach got fired.

Did I mention I do her laundry?
Did I mention I do her laundry?


So my daughter left for basketball practice. I told her sister and brothers and the older brother’s wife I was going to play a joke on her, and they were all for it. My daughter came home a couple hours later. We’ll all sitting in the living room talking for about fifteen minutes. I go into the other room and call the house phone with my cell phone. I pick up the house phone in the living room and talked seriously for a few minutes. I hung up and said, “That was your coach. He said somebody saw a case of beer in your car while you were at practice.”

Well, my daughter just broke out bawling. She’s thinking oh boy I’m getting suspended and no basketball tournament. My oldest son said, “That one really went south quick.” She calmed down a little once everybody assured her this was all a joke, but she definitely didn’t think it was very funny and was pretty mad at me. Oh, she laughs about it now. She told all her friends and they said I was really mean.


Problem solving.

Why would a teenage girl ask me whether she should wear jeans or shorts? Seriously. Oh, there were a lot of problems, but we worked them out. One I couldn’t work out is when she got a speeding ticket and she called me immediately to whine. Boo hoo, I got a speeding ticket. I asked her, “What do you want me to do about it?” Really. I warned her about speed traps in the area. All I could do was pay the $157 fine.

Her girlfriends.

Now, my first rule is that I never hug a teenage girl, other than my daughter, unless she hugs me first. When she first started attending this school for her sophomore year, she told me all the kids at school thought I was intimidating. The girls, especially her good friends who would spend the night and such, got to know me and warmed up to me. Maybe it was the cookies I made for them. If a girlfriend spent the night and there was school the next day, I would make the girlfriend a lunch too. No pink lunch box though. I had to put it in a plastic bag. Anyway, these girlfriends would leave me cute little notes where I could easily find them. So sweet. I’m glad the guys never got over thinking that I am intimidating.

I was afraid to ask what was going on here.
I was afraid to ask what was going on here.


Most of all, I’ll be missing my daughter, but life goes on.

These past several years in which I have been her custodial parent, as opposed to her mother my ex-wife have been the best years of my life.

My daughter occasionally writes me little notes like this one, which I have pinned to my bulletin board in my home office:

“Hello father,

I wanted to let you know I love you very much! You really are the best. I hope you have a wonderful day! I want to thank you for putting up with me and dealing with my messy room. I promise I’ll clean it soon. I love you with all my heart and thank you for everything you’ve done for me.

I LOVE YOU!!!”


Yes indeed, I will miss high school. There was an incredible crowd at the graduation ceremony. Due in part I’m sure to the fact that this was the very last graduation class for my daughter’s school. Next year the school is being combined with two other schools because of declining enrollment. The same thing is happening in school districts all over western Pennsylvania. One of the speakers was a doctor around eighty years old who graduated from this high school’s very first class. Quite a nostalgic evening, for a number of reasons.

Oh well, my daughter will only be a little over an hour away at college. She’ll be playing soccer so I’ll see her at those games and whenever else. It will probably be worse when she gets married. She never had a steady boyfriend in high school, but she told me she is going to find a guy to marry in college. One of her goals, I guess.

This is her girlfriend's college dorm room. Looks pretty clean to me. Maybe things change in college.
This is her girlfriend's college dorm room. Looks pretty clean to me. Maybe things change in college.

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Rochelle Frank 4 years ago from California Gold Country

Interesting history. Sounds like you have done a good job. Does she know yet that you are not coming with her to college?

At least you have a cat.


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glassvisage 4 years ago from Northern California

Wow, your daughter is quite the social butterfly! :) I love this perspective on high school. Thanks so much for sharing and for the great writing and photos!


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Well now, Rochelle, you have given me an idea here. I'll tell her I'm going back to college. I already have a degree, but who can't use more degrees than a thermometer. Of course I'm going to the same college she is. And I'm thinking about staying in the dorms, perhaps the same one she is.

My only concern is what about Batman the cat?

I'll say I'm going to major in English, and plan a new career helping illiterate college students write papers.

I'm going to have to set this up just right to make it believable. Her graduation party is this Friday and that would be a good time to drop it on her. I'll get her sister, a teacher, to say to her, "Did you know Dad is going back to college?"


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Yes, glassvisage, a social butterfly indeed. You know, she has put over 30,000 miles on her car in less than 2 years. Incredible.

She did say she got "Best Ride" for those "Best" awards in the yearbook, and a couple other ones but she didn't say what they were. I wonder if "Best Social Butterfly" is one of them. I don't think they give one for "Best School Skipper" but if they did, she would win that one for sure.

And what's up with these yearbooks, anyway? When I graduated from high school you got the yearbook like the last day of school, and you got all your classmates, the ones you liked anyway, to write something in it. Now you don't get the yearbooks until the fall.


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Beth100 4 years ago from Canada

B&G, I am speechless. I guess it's your turn. :)

Your daughter is beautiful. Like her father. I always believe that our children reflect us. She's one special young lady!

Please wish her, on my behalf, congratulations on her graduation -- she should be proud of herself for accomplishing great achievements in her high school years.

Perhaps she will take her pink lunch box with her.... or you could pack her lunch in it when you go watch her play soccer. :)

You're a wonderful dad!!

B xo


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Oh, you're just too sweet, Beth.

You know, I can't remember one single time when my daughter ever talked back to me. That's probably why I have never ever smacked her. Lol. No spankings, nothing.

Yeah, I did yell at her a few times and make her cry.

I'll tell you what's up with the graduation party later on your hub. I got to go out on some business (taking out a loan for the graduation party). Can't wait until she gets married.


Sarahhh666 4 years ago

Oh yeah that was funny. The story and the pics and the captions under them are a hoot. Your daughter is getting a full ride to college. Wish I could say that. One more year to go for me and mucho money in student loans.Yeah and I got a cast on my arm from riding on a 4 wheeler.


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Yeah, those 4-wheelers are dangerous, Sarahhh. I cringe when my daughter says she's going riding them and I tell her don't forget the helmet.

She has had a couple concussions and sprained ankles playing sports, but the worst episode was when she was in 9th grade and starting on the varsity basketball team for a Christian school. Well, she collided with a much bigger player on the other team and landed on her back. She was crying and couldn't move. An ambulance took her to the emergency room. Wow, that was scary. The ambulance took like 20 minutes to get there while my daughter lay on the middle of the court.

Thanks to God she didn't have a permanent injury. I hope I'm allowed to say thanks to God. I got banned from the forums for defending "Thanks to God for our patriotic military personnel" as per my hub on the subject.


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Well, what was I do believe the last high school event on my horizon went down on Friday night, and it only cost me $850 and my ex-wife who split the cost with me $50.

High school and all the proms et al shouldn’t cost me no more money. Unless the Obamamites say I have to pay back Big Daddy for all those days my daughter missed school. I mean, you have to pay for school. I could see some thinking here from Obamamites that you should also have to pay for no school. The money has to come from somewhere to pay for abortions and benefits for same-sex couples. Why not levy a tax on parents of National Honor Society school skippers.

But my daughter’s graduation party was a huge success. Thank you, Lord! Oh wow, I better be careful about thanking the Lord or I’ll get banned even more, like I did for defending “Thanks to God for our patriotic military personnel!”

I’ll be writing a hub about the graduation party soon with some good pics. A special thanks to my bikini buddy the hubber Beth100 for her pep talks and suggestions.


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Beth100 4 years ago from Canada

B&G -- How'd it all go??? :) Anytime. GTG. Chat later.


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Hey Beth,

Other than I had to socialize with my ex's latest two husbands, it went really well. I'm just glad her convict boyfriend who was between the latest husbands wasn't there or we may have had a problem.

And then there was her brother who was Uncle Jeff and then Aunt Vicky and now back to Uncle Jeff.

I'm so glad I won't have to interact with these people again until somebody dies.


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Beth100 4 years ago from Canada

B&G -- How entertaining!! :D Better you than me.... :) Glad to hear it went well.


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denisevirostek 4 years ago from Richmond, VA

I'm new to hubpages. This was my favorite thus far. following :)


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Hey Beth,

Duh on me, I didn't realize that I didn't reply to you, until now.

Yeah, the worst thing that happened was that we ran out of forks, and some people had to eat with spoons until I ran to Dollar General and got some more. Oh well.

Me and my son sat in the shade when we weren't otherwise occupied, guarding the 3 big containers of drinks. When immodestly dressed ladies bent over to figure out what was in what, we would patiently explain it to them. I wore sunglasses so no one could see what my eyes were focused on. He didn't. Somebody took a pic, which is what is jogging my memory, along with a couple other things.

I suppose I'll have to write a hub about the party so I can post all the pics.


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Hi Denise,

Hey thanks for the sweet comment. I'm very fond of college girls 'uh I mean all things college and I see your first hub is about same, so I will read it like right now, and let you know what I think.


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Beth100 4 years ago from Canada

B&G -- lol you men!! lol Uh, just thought you had enough of me.... Glad that it all went smoothly. :)


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Oh yeah, Beth. I really get tired of itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny maple leaf bikinis. Not.

Hey, you got any recipes for hash brownies or space cakes or Mary Jane cookies?

Just wondering. I'm working on a hub entitled "Hey Dope, Smoking Dope Is Illegal."


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

I was just reading a thread in the forums entitled "Are piercings still sexy?" started by Christale that I would have liked to post on, but unfortunately I am arbitrarily and capriciously banned from the forums.

WriteAngled replied, "Apart from pierced ears, I find piercings revolting. With ears, one piercing in the lobe is sufficient. Any more is unattractive."

Right on, WriteAngled. My daughter has three piercings in each ear. This sort of bling is prohibited in the travel soccer league she is in. So in a game about a month ago she's shooting a penalty kick and the zebra is standing right beside her. Her headband slipped off her ears and he saw the bling and sent her off the field until she got them out, which took about 10 minutes.

Need I state the moral of this story? If God wanted holes in a woman's body, He would put them there, and for good reason.


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prettydarkhorse 4 years ago from US

Those are memories. Well, your daughter is talented, sportsminded and beautiful! And she has scholarships too! Congrats! I hope parents specially dads should be involved in their children's lives. High school is the best! Now, I miss my father.

How is Boo?

I like this hub!


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Boo is getting fat. She's gonna yell at me. He sits right next to me when I'm watching football and drinks beer out of my Steeler mug. She hasn't seen Boo for 2 months since she hasn't been home because she had soccer practice every night and games on the weekends. I've seen her once or twice a week when I go to the games. Her team made it to the NCAA playoffs but they lost this past Saturday so that's it.

I tried to find those pics of the black dress again last night on Facebook but I couldn't. One was her and her date wearing a tux and another couple in similar attire. The other was just her pointing this what looked like a machine gun and wearing a gangster hat. Yeah, she was also wearing the black dress. So I suspect this was some sort of formal Halloween party. When she comes home I'll ask her what that was all about and where the pics went to.


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prettydarkhorse 4 years ago from US

If Boo will have offspring, give me one. I just know she is a Steelers fan, LOL

Your daughter is playing guard, next year again for the NCAA!! Well, they nearly made it so that's great achievement. Now my daughter should like sports, she is only four.

I like the prank you set on her about the beers. I bet she misses her old classmates in high school, and she will be running around with her girly car.


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Boo is a guy. At least he was one until he had the operation.

Four is not too soon to get your daughter involved in sports. I hope she wears a Steelers hat. Where's yours again?

Start saving your money for when your daughter is like 16. You know, the prom dresses. The car. The insurance for the car. The . . . yeah the list goes on and on. OMG, the braces. The speeding tickets. And the . . . oh never mind. I bought some new clothes at the Salvation Army today. Two pairs of pants and three shirts all for $8.46.


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prettydarkhorse 4 years ago from US

My Steelers pics with hats are in Facebook, when this computer collapsed, all the pics disappeared while some survived. I can get those pic in my Facebook, will do that perhaps next week. I got myself a nice long sleeves at nflshop.com though. Every time the Steelers lost, I buy myself merchandise, it does not make me feel better, a little bit only, LOL!

Still, I know Boo drinks beer and a Steelers die hard.

Your daughter is home by now? You are thoughtful, you bought her clothes! And four days more, it will be Thanksgiving, I usually order turkey at Boston Market, ready to be picked up! :-)


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

The kid came home Friday afternoon, took a nap, and took off.

She's home right now, taking a nap, and when she wakes up, she'll take off again. So far she hasn't asked me for any money.

I buy my clothes at the Salvation Army on Wednesday (half price day). You can get a big bag of clothes for under $10. So my daughter tells me she wants one of those Steelers throwback jerseys for Christmas. Only $134.99. If that's all she wants, I'll be getting off cheap.


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prettydarkhorse 4 years ago from US

Wow, those are nice buys and a lot cheaper too. I don't know if there is one near here.

She is a busy lady, LOL. I think that is what they do. Have you asked her about the black dress?

Throwback jersey sounds good :-)


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Yeah, she told me how to find the black dress again. I'll post the pic soon.

Well, I can't afford a throwback jersey now, since I had to give her a bunch of money for necessities like a new dress for Thanksgiving. I'm not sure if I want a throwback jersey after that game last night.


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prettydarkhorse 4 years ago from US

Perhaps collectors item - throwback jersey, but then they are not friendly to the eyes - in short they are not "sexy and beautiful". In short, they bring some kind of bad luck in my opinion, :-)

Ok I'll check soon with the black dress.


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

What, are you superstitious?

Funny thing, I forgot to wear my lucky Steelers T-shirt yesterday. I had worn it for the Bengals, Redskins, Giants, and Chiefs games. Of course I washed it between games because I always spill beer on it. I just didn't think about it yesterday. No, it isn't black and yellow stripes. Just gray with the Steelers logo on it.


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prettydarkhorse 4 years ago from US

I am very superstitious! Please wear your gray shirt on Sunday against the Browns!


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Ask TeTe 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

Congrats! to your daughter on her graduation and I wish her all the best at college. It looks like you are a great Dad, and it's nice to see that you fostered such a wonderful, loving relationship with her. That's difficult to accomplish when parents split.

From the glimpse of her personality you have given reader's, she reminds me of my own daughter. I always said God gave me a little angel when he gave her to me. She is now a nurse in Allentown, quite an appropriate vocation for her.

Just FYI, things do change in college when they have to clean up after themselves!


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

You know, she came home for a week for Thanksgiving break and actually left her bedroom looking really nice. She even made her bed. I can count the number of times she has made her bed in the last several years on one hand.

So your daughter is a nurse. My daughter is studying to be a physical therapist. Now that's what I like. Young ladies interested in medical-related professions. Because you can find a job. Unlike teachers. 20 teachers lost their jobs at my daughter's high school due to the consolidation of three schools into one, and not many of them have found other jobs, at least not in western PA.


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Ask TeTe 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

Awwww, your daughter misses you. They never want to admit when they miss you...well, not until after college.

That's a shame teachers are struggling so much, the job market seems to be grim all around. I don't know what the education market is like around here, I imagine the same.

Yes, my daughter was hired where she had her internship. They seemed to really like her, so they kept her! She loves the people and the place where she works. I understand physical therapy, like occupational therapy, is best when obtaining a masters or doctorate degree. Is your daughter in one of those accelerated programs that offer a masters degree after 5 years of study? I know a young lady that went that direction and was glad she did.


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 4 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

No, she didn't want to go to one of those schools that has such an accelerated program. She's going to a Penn State campus and might end up at the main campus. Maybe not and one reason why not is she's getting a $7,000 per year scholarship that is only available if you attend this campus. A wealthy graduate of her high school many years ago set up the scholarship. He even has a building named after him on the campus.

Another reason is she made the soccer team at this campus, a Division III school, and she wouldn't have at main campus and other places. I've been meaning to update this hub with a blurb and more pics about why I miss high school. At her high school soccer games I could drive right up to the field and park and watch, which was great when the weather was bad. Can't do that at the college field. I just love sitting out in the rain and cold for 3 hours. She likes to get all muddy though. I guess it's different when you're playing.


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Ask TeTe 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

It sounds like a good plan, I wish her all the best at school...clean or muddy!!!


Dick 3 years ago

all high school people only care about being social if any of you disagree you are stupid constantly blowing smoke down someone's throat because they don't want to talk to anyone isn't such a great idea why do you think there are serial killers?


Dick 3 years ago

the stupid thing is that teachers bud in with these students who bother those who (NEED)to be left alone. what happens is the students constantly haze then kiss up to the teacher then nothing is done. the thoughts of the mental abuse can stay in a person's mind days, weeks, months, years which can cause a snap which why tragedies happen today. why should any of this have to happen to anyone. wether you believe it or not, getting involved or trying to get one of these people can destroy a person


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 3 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Hey Dick, I can't make much sense out of your two comments. It must be me, but I suggest you don't post when you're stoned.

Do you have anything to back up what you are saying besides your hallucinations? You know, like a like to some scientific study by Dr. Phil.


Dick 3 years ago

please maybe i know because i experience it myself and tire of people saying it's not that bad or just ignore them anyone who doesn't experience it would rather worsen it then help


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 3 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Hey Dick,

Let me take a wild guess here. Are you (or were you) in high school in California? Maybe in or around Riverside?

Reason I ask is that I watched that zombie movie about a high school there. Supposed to be a true story. I watched it with my daughter when she was a junior in high school. She said to me, "Aren't you glad like I'm not like those kids."


Dick 3 years ago

what are you trying to do? scare me? if you are it isn't working please give some reasons of why high school is great? come man please tell me why i'm wrong come shut me up Father jack give me some of your so called wisdom i'd love a good laugh right now please


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 3 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

First of all, Dick, it's obvious you need to pay attention in class. Especially English class where you will learn that the first word of a sentence should be capitalized. If you learn to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, that will help alleviate some of your other problems pertaining to social interaction.


Dick 3 years ago

please that's what i do idiot then everybody is on me about having friends and being social how the hell do you think that feels? when i know what everyone's intention is and i know because you are not experiencing it that's usually how it is with everyone. i have heard the jist of what everyone in my school thought of me and if i didn't make it clear being social does not help me it worsens me oh im sorry im not going to be some stuck up organized person like you out of everything from school i've learned that only family, education, and knowledge is important, not the social world and its not only me, but my family has been doing just fine like this in the world i'd rather be hateful with others and loving with family than answer stupid questions and act like i love friends, dances, girlfriends, clubs, and prom or some stupid party oh ya thanks for teaching that to me teacher oh ummm doyyyy i didn't know dat it is obviously a choice to type like that idiot. i guess i'm still sucking my thumb ya everyone is right and i'm wrong. pathetic it's no wonder you so called (good people) get killed


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 3 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Well Dick, you bashed girlfriends and parties and the like, but what about sports?

You could do some sport like wrestling that doesn't require much social interaction and teamwork.


Dick 3 years ago

Unfortunately, that doesn't work either


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 3 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Dick, I think I'm beginning to smell . . . I mean see the root cause of your anti-social behavior.

Do you smoke a lot of dope?

With you, it appears not to be a case of you missing high school like me, rather one gets the impression that you missed high school. As in you were there, but you weren't there, if you get the drift of the smoke.


Dick 3 years ago

HAHAha very funny oh i'm sorry you were probably sucking on everyones nipple there. weren't you just dieng for acceptance? i used to do that then i finally heard what people thought of me then i started abandoning people then i learned how fun being antisocial can be. being in a state of sub pshycotic rage is the best thing that ever happened to me being irritated makes me happy fortunately i don't need drugs to make me like this i did it on my own. people screwed with my head, i'll screw with theirs. and no i do not need help i'm just fine right now i am who i need to be


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 3 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Hey Dick,

"dieing" should be "dying."

"pshycotic" should be "psychotic".

And "sucking on everyones nipples" should be "sucking on everyone's nipples."

If I were you, I would sue your high school for failure to provide you with an education.


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angelsteelrolln76 3 years ago from Alabama

This was too funny.....................the newspaper pic to the ref reminds me of Cowher.


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BLACKANDGOLDJACK 3 years ago from Blitzburgh area Author

Hey angelsteelrolln76, I'll tell you one other thing I miss about high school. It's cheaper than college. My daughter, a freshman in college, called me today. She wants to go on a cruise after this semester ends. She has no money, so guess who she wants to help her out here.


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angelsteelrolln76 3 years ago from Alabama

Dear Ole Dad for sure. lol

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