March 7, 2009
Wear My Dog Tags?
Remember when you just had to have
one of these. You could not have a girlfriend without
I believe I got mine in the fourth or fifth grade. I
took a long time in deciding to whom I wanted to give it
too. Finally towards the end of the fifth grade I
decided to ask Sue Hendrickson if she would wear it. To
my surprise, she said yes. I don't remember us doing
anything special, but I do remember how proud I was that
she was wearing it. Summer soon followed and I got a
call telling me that Sue had just accepted the same from
Steve Harrell and that mine would be returned. It was.
And I was heartbroken.
I was not going to give up. As our sixth grade
year started, I began to search for someone to ask to
wear it. I asked Debbie Shoemaker and she also said
yes. I do remember arranging to meet her at the Mardi
Gras on a warm Saturday afternoon. I had a good time,
except when I almost got sick riding on the Octopus. I
was so embarrassed. Sometime after, I began to worry
that Debbie would do the same to me as Sue had done.
So, I decided to breakup with her before she did with
me. I thought that gave me some sort of power. Sorry,
I then put it in a box. It was never worn again.
|Are there any others out there who still possess your dog
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