There are several things that I regret. Things that I should have done differently. I would have done better in school. I would not have gotten into so much trouble. I would have studied more.
Opening night of the play M*A*S*H I would have made certain that my hand was off the desk before Hawkeye ( a kid named Jon) jumped onto the desk. He landed on my finger and while I was hiding under the desk until the end of the scene I let a few cuss words fly. I thought I had said them quietly, my hand was throbbing. When the play was over my little brother and parents came backstage. My brother was laughing at me because he heard me from under the desk. They were sitting three rows from the stage. I was so embarrassed. Luckily my finger was not broken.
I did get to do the play again the next night and I was careful to move my hand before he was to jump. I also got to go with a large group from the drama department to a thespian festival where I had to memorize someone’s part before we got there because she could not make it. That was fun, it was a long four hour bus ride with a lot of reading and running through lines but I figure if opening night had been as bad as I thought it was then the drama coach would not have had me take over this part for the event out of town.
Is there something you would have done differently?