When I was in high school, I had a Spanish teacher who loathed me for some reason. (Though perhaps some of the more critical readers of my blog postings may easily see the reason.) One day we had an in class “festival” in which students had to prepare Spanish or Hispanic food for class, which we would consume while playing some Spanish vocabulary games (or so I recall).
The teacher and a few helpers came around passing out the various
treats. The teacher came around to each group at one point and served
some sort of cinnamon twists (probably purchased at Taco Bell). When she
got to our group, she asked if anyone wanted any. She served some of
the students, and I responded that I would like some. No response.
Sometimes I can be a bit quiet, so I asked again. Some of the other
students exchanged glances at the awkwardness of the situation. Still no
response, and no cinnamon twists. The teacher proceeded to move to the
Now, this blog isn’t Esq. Never’s therapy session to recount his
various instances of childhood trauma. I only use the anecdote to
demonstrate that if you don’t want to deal with someone, the easiest and
often most effective way to dispense with that person is to avoid
What relevance does this have to the non legal job search?