All About Nothing: the Story of My Life Essay

1201 Words Oct 20th, 1999 5 Pages
All About Nothing: The Story of My Life

Perhaps the most important thing that has happened in my life is the fact that nothing really big or important has ever happened in my life. For example, my parents are still happily married, and nobody really close to me has evr died. All of this is very unfortunate, I am sure, because if one of these things had happened I would have been able to find a topic for this very essay which I am writing very easily, and would not have had such a hard time getting this essay in to my teacher on time. Nor have I rescued a little kitten from a tree, which when I think about it is really unfortunate because then not only would I have had a topic, but I might also have gotten my picture in the "
…show more content…
And, because of this, I could be a diligent hard working student.
Thankfully, it didn't and I am not, but the point is, it could have. A scary thought indeed. My parents aren't divorced and do not abuse me, giving me no excuse for bizarre, eccentric, or anti-social behavior, but sometimes I wish they where or did, because then, if they where divorced or did abuse me, I could do anything I wanted knowing full well I could blame everything on them and get off with a mild slap on the wrist if that. But now I am getting off on a tangent that belongs more in a history paper on current events or something like that than in an English paper, so back to my anti-reflective reflective. I have never been subjected to life in a slum, or in the projects, so if I tried to be a "gangsta'" I would be lying to myself, which is something I do not do. I lie to others perhaps, if I can gain anything at all by it, but never to myself. So
"gangsta'" is out. Nothing significant ever happened to mold me into the person
I am (Except, of course, my own birth, but what I remember about that is not nearly enough to write an essay about.), except nothing at all. Nothing is perhaps the most important thing that could have happened to me. It made me what I am, an average person in every way. I am not too "cool" or stylish, but neither am I a complete social outcast. I am on of the only people I know who goes to a "real" barber shop, as opposed to a

More about All About Nothing: the Story of My Life Essay