Into the Locker: Not so great High School Memories

If I could tell teenagers today one thing it’s this: High School sucks for everyone. Well, everyone except the Mean Girls and the Jocks. But that’s ok: The Law of Sowing and Reaping (sometimes called “Karma”) will get them. Sometimes it takes decades to catch up, but catch up it will. Don’t make it happen; … More Into the Locker: Not so great High School Memories

Is that somebody that I used to know? Thoughts from my High School Reunion

Who is that guy over there? Was he in our class, or is it somebody’s spouse? He looks vaguely familiar, let me think…. Last Saturday night I attended my 35th High School Reunion. It was my first! I never went to a reunion before. I had moved out of the area, worked, met other people … More Is that somebody that I used to know? Thoughts from my High School Reunion

Charles was a strange kid, and we really didn’t understand why

We had one strange kid in class in fifth grade and his name was Charles; not Charlie, or Chuck or Chad. No nickname. No intimacy. He smelled a little funny, like he didn’t bathe very often. He didn’t really have any friends, but didn’t seem to know any better either. He read very slowly. Although … More Charles was a strange kid, and we really didn’t understand why