August 7, 2009

Famiglia

There are now 141 posts. It's a palindromic number! I wonder if there's a mathematical word for that.
Today, my grandmother asked me what classes I was looking forward to next year. When I said calculus, she looked at me like I was completely nutters, which, you know, I'm really not. Well, not really.
I haven't even left our lovely hometown yet, and I already miss my friends. Don't get me wrong, family is great, but I already feel like I'm suffocating. Oh, the adolescent longing for independence.
Why do people get red hair?
Red hair appears in people with two copies of a recessive gene on chromosome 16 which causes a change in the MC1R protein. It is associated with fair skin colour, freckles, and sensitivity to ultraviolet light, Red hair appears in people with two copies of a recessive gene on chromosome 16 which causes a change in the MC1R protein. It is associated with fair skin colour, freckles, and sensitivity to ultraviolet light,
which means, Vicky, that you'd better slather on the sunscreen.

3 comments:

Gretchen said...

haha
remember the day we were at your house and brunhilda was under a towel?

the next day she had sunburn on her face at gov

Tea said...

awww. Poor Brunhilda.

vicky/bruney said...

I still don't know how that happened!!!! I made a towel tent for myself!

that was a really sad day, sun burn and destroyed phone...