Monday, July 18, 2016

Just for fun

Participating thanks to Shawna Kimble:

Okay, this was cute to think about...
Tell us about your SENIOR year of high school! The longer ago it was, the more fun the answers will be!!!

The year was: 1983 (damn, that long ago?!)
1. Did you know your spouse? No, but I knew of his sister. She graduated the year after me
2. Did you car pool to school? Just me and my bestie, Tim Barr
3. What kind of car did you have? Silver 1982 Camaro Berlinetta. It was brand new and some people were jealous of it
4. What kind of car do you have now? An RV -- no car! My last car was a white 2005 Saturn Ion named Jade
5. It's Friday night...where were you? Hanging out with friends either going to movies, cruising Nevada Avenue, skating at Skate City, attending a h.s. dance, going up to party at Gold Camp Road, or hanging out in Garden of the Gods
6. What kind of job did you have in high school? Worked at Baskin Robbins, Kwik-In in Security, CO, wrote articles for The Colorado Springs Sun's Tempo page, and was an English tutor for a while.
7. What kind of job do you have now? Professional writer and editor for the past 19 years (thanks to Mr. Martinez at Sproul Jr. High, Bill Richardson at Sproul Jr. High, and Lana Smith, my h.s. journalism teacher)
8. Were you a party animal? I could be, depending on the company. I threw an EPIC Halloween party in 1982 and got in big trouble for it. But hey, it WAS worth it ;-)
9. Were you a cheerleader? Not in high school, but I was in 1st and 7th grades.
10. Were you considered a jock? Definitely not! I was editor of the school newspaper and president of the French club. Oh, and a member of National Honor Society, too!
11. Were you in band, orchestra, or choir? I was in choir for a couple years during middle school, but not in high school
12. Were you a nerd? A cool one, yes. I was a word nerd and still am
13. Did you get suspended or expelled from school? No
14. Can you sing the fight song? Yes..I think so
15. Who was/were your favorite high school teachers? My journalism teacher Lana Smith
16. Where did you sit for lunch? Usually a nearby fast-food joint
17. What was your school's full name? Widefield High School
18. What was your school mascot? The Gladiators (Charlie was our mascot's name)
19. If you could go back and do it again, would you? Definitely! One of the best times of my entire life!
20. Did you have fun at Prom? Yes! I went to prom all three years
21. Do you still talk to the person you went to Prom with? I used to, but then we lost touch. We were engaged and I broke off the engagement
22. Are you planning on going to your next reunion? We just had one and I wanted to go, but was unable to attend
23. Are you still in contact with people from school? Yes, quite a few of them
24. What are/were your school's colors? White, Blue, Silver

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