Saturday, January 12, 2008
12 January 2008
These kids are great. They remind me of myself and my friends at that age: they're the outcasts, the nonconformists, the ones with passion for something beyond sports and cars and fashion. Once a month, the Library provides a space for them to meet, as well as a large TV and DVD player, plus a laptop PC for Internet access...and the opportunity to meet with fellow Anime enthusiasts.
I sit in on the meetings, listen a lot, and try to learn what I can. I don't know anywhere near as much as a lot of these kids, but I know a lot more than I used to.
One of the Anime Club members gave me a great compliment: "Mr. Don, you're the coolest adult I know."