We were just two girls getting ready for a big party. We had played this scene before – like fifty plus years before. She’s my friend, Judy, and we’ve been good buds since second grade. There’s a whole lot of water over the dam but some things are always the same.
night, we were primping and preparing for our fifty year high school class
reunion. She came breezing into my hotel room in a huff. “I’m so mad. I went
off from home and left my earrings!” she fussed.
Judy, I’ve got plenty of earrings.” Standing there in my underwear, I dug
through my bling stash and found a pair of crystals that worked well with her
black dress. I helped her clip them on and she was happy. No woman should go to
her high school reunion without earrings. Like teenage girls, we chatted about
who would be there while I finished my makeup and stepped into my clothes.
Finally, we headed for the car.
had to go back to the room twice for things I forgot. Some things never change.