A Prom Night to Remember
It truly amazes me how day by day goes by and nothing seems to change, but looking back over a year everything is different. Take for instance Prom. I have always thought Prom to be the dumbest thing ever. What’s the point in spending entirely too much money on a dress, getting all dressed up, and dancing the night away with a boy you don’t really like in the first place? I just didn’t get it, or at least not until I experienced Prom for myself.
My Prom night began with me rushing around to get ready for my date, who coincidentally turned out to be my best guy friend James. After making myself look as decent as I could, I met up with James, our friend Jenna, and her date Johnathon who would be driving the four of us. When I first saw James that night I was astonished. He had on an all black tuxedo. He looked absolutely gorgeous! I couldn’t believe my eyes. The black was very flattering on him. I couldn’t stop staring at him for the first minute or two, and him, being his normal awkwardly shy self was slightly embarrassed. After my initial shock wore off I was able to give him his boutonniere and he gave me my corsage. My corsage was absolutely beautiful. It had light blue ribbons and small white carnations. It smelled so very sweet too.
Once we had exchanged flowers and figured out how to put his boutonniere on his jacket, which turned out to be quite a task, we all got into Johnathon’s jeep and headed off to dinner. Since James and I were kind of a last minute addition we didn’t really have a say in where we ate and ended up eating at a seafood place in Fort Smith called Lighthouse Inn. This was rather funny because neither James or I like seafood. Fortunately the restaurant had a “designated landlubbers” section in the menu for people like James and me who aren’t too keen on eating things that swim or live in water. James and I both ended up ordering the chicken strips meal. They were absolutely delicious! The...