... picking out patterns...... for dresses that Mrs. Norman (Melissa’s grandmother) would make for us.
We'd pick out the fabric, too.
It was great.
We got to have our very own dresses... that no one else had.
And we'd wear them to school... everyday.
The year after we graduated (1970) they (the ones that came behind) could start wearing pants to school.
We had to wear dresses.
We didn't even balk at it.
We didn't know better.
Oh, and we didn't have a school cafeteria.
We didn't know better. .... we just brought our lunch to school.... or went somewhere else to eat.
That is, if we had a car.... which we didn't.
Geez, it sounds as if I lived in the olden days.
Well, at the time they were new... and modern... and we were young.
... Back when the year 1984 sounded way off into the future.
And, of course, the year 2000 was so futuristic....
Wow. 2000 was when I was going to be an old lady.
Little did I know that I would still feel like a 'girl' in 2000.
And in 2010, too.
'Course there's this sign ... that I almost bought at LoneStar the other day....
It kind of says how I feel...
...even though I DO still feel like a 'girl' on the inside.