He was the Jordan Catalano to my Angela Chase, except I never had a Rayanne to help push us together. Also, he was so much smarter than Jordan and much better looking than Jared Leto. Seriously, he was more attractive than Jared Leto. Read that sentence again. He was also a year older and the president of our religion class and had lived for a year in Taiwan. Cultured, spiritual, and did I mention unbelievably hot? For Halloween, he dressed up as a Jedi and that was the moment when my fifteen-year-old heart broke from unrequited love.
Fun Fact: Today is Corduroy Appreciation Day, as honored by the Corduroy Appreciation Club. This is because 11|11 is the day which most closely resembles corduroy. The raised portion of corduroy is called the "wale" and their motto is "Hail the Wale." (The water-dwelling mammal, the whale, is their mascot.) And yes, I am wearing my cords in honor of this momentous occasion. Also, I get to use the only corduroy joke I know.
Q. Did you hear about the new corduroy pillow?
A. It's making headlines everywhere!