A Matter of Perspective
by Elias Scott
Will Waters <willw521K@*-----*.com> Fri, Aug 22, 10:50 AM
Hey! Wow! Something unreal has happened but I'll get to that. Site seeing got cut short cause grandma not feeling well so were back at the house. Me n gramps still going to the game tonite though. Anyway something wonderful! I'M GOING TO COLLEGE FOR SURE!!! AND NOT COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUT THE REAL THING!!!! We had early lunch downtown and grandma and aunt Molly told me they've already spoken to my parents and as long as I keep my grades at or above my current level (no problem!) that they're going to pay for me to go to a 4 year university!!!! I'm really overwhelmed and emotional bout the whole thing and don't know what to say, crying right now still. And I don't care. I'm speechless, and that's rare for me.
frankf4321s <frankf4321S@-****-.com> Fri, Aug 22, 1:39 PM
Tears are great. Like I said, there's nothing wrong with crying. Your crying before was from depression. Not now. I'm so happy for you. Like I said, "Always be prepared for the unexpected." I'm ready to cry myself. You may have to stay in the closet while you're in college, but they don't have to know what you're up to, so just keep your mouth shut and your love life secret.
I'm anxious to hear what universities you have in mind. Glad you're still going to the baseball game.
I'm ready to start dancing around my house.
I'm checking your other emails. Just finished lunch.
God loves you. He's watching over you. You are special. Love ya.
Our emails got kinda crossed up because I'd written him a couple that he hadn't read so it throws our times off some. You might not even notice, but wanted you to know just in case.
Will Waters <willw521K@*-----*.com> Fri, Aug 22, 12:18 PM
Frank I just know what to say or do. I'm inna state of shock. I'm laying out by aunt Suzie's pool chilling. Molly's here too. Grandma n gramps r napping. Aunt Suzie is grocery shopping, she told me to stay n swim and relax. Frank I'm going to college. Real college. Actual real staying in a dormitory real college. I can't even talk right now. I can barely type. I started out feeling guilty but now I don't. I'm a good kid, a good person. I deserve this. I need this. And now I have it. It feels like every birthday and Christmas and holiday ever all wrapped into one. I can't even talk, glad I'm alone. Frank I'm so happy. Gotta go. Love ya!!!!!! This is because of u
frankf4321s <frankf4321S@-****-.com> Fri, Aug 22, 1:47 PM
You are a good kid and managed to remain a good kid when all that shit was coming down on you. Not a lot of guys would have been able to do that.
I'd like to take credit for all of this but you had a lot to do with it too. It took courage Brave Prince.
I think I'm as happy as you.
Will Waters <willw521K@*-----*.com> Fri, Aug 22, 12:54 PM
I've wanted one thing. Now I've got it. I don't even know how to think or behave. Frank I'm going to real college. I...can't describe it. I can't. I can't. Look I just don't know how to feel or what to say. It must be what people feel when they win the lottery I guess. I think I may apply to central Boise State (cmu) cause they're a great teacher school and I really think I wanna teach high school. I don't know. I don't know anything. I know I'm going to college and it's what I've dreamed of. Real college. Real dreams. Thank u. Love u.
frankf4321s <frankf4321S@-****-.com> Fri, Aug 22, 1:54 PM
You have plenty of time to decide where you're going so just savor the moment for all it's worth. How does one describe indescribable happiness? As a writer, I should be able to. Maybe I'll give it a try later. We will have to be able to do it when we write your story, but we may have to wait for you to graduate from college first. lol
When you're at the game tonight, picture me sitting along the third base line. Like I said once before I was there with the son of a friend of mine and he caught a foul ball.
Know that I'm sharing your joy.
God loves you and so do I.
Will Waters <willw521K@*-----*.com> Fri, Aug 22, 2:10 PM
Frank I'm so happy I can't hardly talk!!! I dived down to the bottom of aunt Suzie's pool and screamed my lungs out!!! I'M GOING TO REAL COLLEGE!!!!! I'll do do anything for anyone and never be able to thank u enough or how much I love u. THANK U!!! I don't even know what else to say or think. Me n gramps r going to leave soon (just us guys) to have dinner at some surprise place downtown before heading to see my Mariners kick ass. Frank, I feel like I'm in a dream, a dream ur responsible for. I love u Frank. I really do. Will
frankf4321s <frankf4321S@-****-.com> Fri, Aug 22, 10:23 PM
I imagine you're still high over college and the baseball game. Hope you can manage to sleep.
Congratulations again on college. It's sure better than the Army.
God bless. Love ya.
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