That’s right, I’m going there. Today we’re talking about the top ten things from junior high. Can’t think of ten?
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I’m breaking them down into three groups of three: footwear, fashion and relationships. Deep breath. Here goes: the top ten things about junior high:
FOOTWEAR – this one is easy
1 – Air Jordans – did I ever own a pair of these shoes? No. Did I ever dream of owning a pair, soaring over the heads of my 8th grade classmates, performing a reverse dunk with my eyes closed to win the intramural basketball championship for Mrs. Reid’s class? Perhaps.
2 – Bo Jackson’s Nike Air – when my best friend got a pair of these in junior high I finally knew the true meaning of the word covet. Was that the first of the 10 commandments I ever broke? Probably not.
3 – Reebok Pumps – I did own a pair of these. I cannot recall the exact number of times I stopped a neighborhood basketball game to “pump up,” but I’m pretty sure the number is greater than 300 and less than 40,000.
4 – I may or may not have sported spikey hair for the duration of my junior high years. The spike is the coolest hair cut ever.
5 – I may or may not have pegged my trousers at some point in junior high, creating parachute pants out of an ordinary pair of khakis.
6 – I may or may not have had an entire wardrobe of Bugle Boys clothing
RELATIONSHIPS (many of my junior high friends read this blog, so I’m keeping it cryptic)
7 – The Note
8 – The Bus
9 – The Fieldtrip
#10 is still up for grabs. What’s your favorite fashion, footwear or cryptic relationship term from your junior high years?
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