1994 — Age 9

The year I went skiing in Colorado with my family.

Downhill Skiing

In the spring of this year I tried downhill skiing for the first time. Our dad had a position fairly high up in ranks at his workplace, and enjoyed the benefit of a company-owned condo in Colorado. This condo would be shared among the executives a week at a time. Continue reading “1994 — Age 9”

1993 — Age 8

I had a “boyfriend” in second grade. His name was Blair.

This year I started 2nd grade.

My teacher was Mrs. L. Mrs. L went down in history as my favorite elementary teacher. She was younger, I guess in her mid-twenties. I always thought of her as very beautiful. I remember once she had me out in the hallway, I think she was giving me a stern talking-to. Continue reading “1993 — Age 8”

1992 — Age 7

Music is a very central theme in my life.

This year I started 1st grade.

My teacher, Mrs. W was nice too. I’d guess her to be in her 40s at the time. She always had a perpetual tan and short, black hair. I remember she went on a trip to Costa Rica while we had her as our teacher. I get the feeling that she’d go there every year. Looking back on it, she may have had family from there. She read us the Boxcar Children, and I always liked that book series since. Continue reading “1992 — Age 7”