Monday, May 4, 2009

That was then,

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1987. This is my 2nd grade class picture. The photographer thought it would be a good idea to reflect the sun directly into our eyes. I agree.
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That's me in the front row, 2nd from the right. I thought it would be a good idea to wear my pinstripe jeans - the ones with faded knees, of course, and pink "bears at a pizza parlor" sweatshirt. I wonder if my mom agreed.

In the top row, far right, is my first crush. Awwwww. Isn't he so handsome? (even when blinded by the sun?) He was smart too. And, the undefeated recess tetherball champ. What more could a girl want??

You never forget your first crush.

Good thing, because today is our 8-year anniversary.

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