Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Escapes, Passions, Obsessions

Call her Annie. She's been a breath of fresh air with her bright smile and enthusiasm for life, stretched out as she is from her four jobs and babysitting to finance her college education.
Today as she made her rounds picking up after errant park visitors, she stoppped to chat. The gist of this morning's conversation: the latest gossip on a singer in a South Korean band, an American citizen who'd had to leave Seoul due to some disparaging remarks he's made on his social networking page shortly after moving there. As of five this morning on his social networking page, over 67,000 former fans had signed a petition requesting that he commit suicide. Annie had been monitoring the page all night until she had to leave for work.
I just listened. I prefer historical novels myself, but whatever...

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