July 26, 2006
Lileks attended his high school reunion
this weekend; I recently bought a plane ticket to my own. It was really hard to fill out the survey about what you've been doing since. When you know you're moving two months after the reunion, what do you put for address and phone number? What do you say your job is, what you did before or what you hope to do next? And when they ask how many places you've lived since high school, it's surreal to write 9.
I'm excited to go see people I haven't seen in at least six years, but the impending reunion has made it hard to get high school off my mind; I keep replaying stuff from school and wondering how I'd do it differently. I wouldn't want my life to turn out any differently now, but sometimes I wish I'd taken a different path to get here.
My school even has a reunion website. You can see me dead center, my eyes peeking out over the word "going". The bearded guy directly below me is now a Special Forces soldier; my husband and I are going to Bragg to visit him next weekend before he deploys again. And the girl up in the far left corner surprised my brother by being his doctor last year. It will be interesting to find out what everyone else has been up to.
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Oh, C'MON!! Give us the link to your smiling, peeking face already!
Posted by: Oda Mae at July 26, 2006 04:48 AM (FmIVz)
Oh crap, I thought I did. I guess I didn't make the link correctly. I'll go try to fix it.
Posted by: Sarah at July 26, 2006 07:59 AM (YL5y0)
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