Wednesday, October 29th, at 11:10 in the A.M. I overslept and almost missed my Ancient History class. Mr. Jimmy scolded me. He wasn't angry, though. He's sad. I think he only wants someone to talk to. He told me all about New Hampshire where he grew up, and how the Fall always makes him think of picking apples. He's been here a long, long time. He's very old.

The reason I didn't wake up in time was Sister Dana. I couldn't sleep thinking about her. Last night her feelings got hurt because I didn't want to get undressed in front of her. I don't know why I didn't. She's seen me before. I just felt embarrassed, not having any hair, and with all my ugly red marks. So I waited for her to turn around. Instead she ran away. I think she was crying. Lately she's been acting really strange.

I know what a poisoned pawn is now. Julian told me. But I'm not too sure how it applies to Sister Dana. I'll have to wait and see.


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