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On traditions.
Wed Nov 8, 2017 18:35

Joe’s knowledge of American business practices was limited, so he shrugged and accepted Jozua’s proposition as possible. “Could be,” he said. “It sounds like it would work better for everyone.”

Which didn’t mean that was actually what happened, but without further data, it was impossible to speculate further. Jozua did make a good point about Professor Carter, though, one which Joe had not caught. “Good point,” he acknowledged. “Maybe she’s just so tired she’s stopped thinking more than one class ahead at this point.”

Joe grinned when Jozua abruptly noted that he was exactly halfway through his time at Sonora. That was, he guessed, either the good part of fourth year or the worst part of fourth year. It was awkwardly in the middle of everything – right before things started getting Important for the college applications, but after one learned the basics and stopped blowing stuff up…though he thought Jozua might still be working on that part. “Any resolutions for the second half?” he asked. “It’s new year and halfway, so it’s a good time for it, I guess.” Joe had never really made New Year’s resolutions, so he didn’t mean that entirely seriously. The difference between January and December had never seemed so great to him – both were cold, it snowed a lot at home in both, and since the church calendar began at Advent, his mother had gotten it into his head long before Sonora that things actually started over in early December or late November, not early January, which was just something that happened and resulted in everyone getting the date wrong for a bit.

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    • On traditions. — Joe, Wed Nov 8 18:35
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