Ready to turn back the clock?
Seven minutes left in last period. The teacher’s talking, but your Tamagotchi is the only thing on your mind. Is it okay? Is it hungry? Is it happy? Back then, before 9/11, your life revolved around thoughts like these. They seemed important. They were important.
7. Socker Boppers
You were right on the cusp of adolescence when those towers went down. Too young then, perhaps, to feel the full ramifications of what you were seeing, but old enough to understand: “More fun than a pillow fight” didn’t mean anything anymore. Now you wonder if it ever did.