Well, I opened up my Inbox only to find this letter:

Fellow High School Classmates of 1987:

I’m sure that you have all heard the buzz of a 1987 Northwest High School reunion floating around. Suffice it to say, it is all true. Curtis Burhannon, Bridgette Dawson, Devon Stovall, Adrena Jones (Morris), Danielle (Tootie) Arnold, Tawnya Harrison and I have been planning this special event since October. We know that we didn’t have a ten year reunion, but we definitely want the twenty. Therefore, here are the plans:

The event is going to be August 10th – 12th of this year. That Friday we’re going to have a social at the skating rink (at Roller Cave Skating Rink 8734 E. 21st St. Indianapolis, IN 46219) from 8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. where we can catch up on old times. Saturday evening we’ll have a formal (at the Julia Carson Building 300 E Fall creek Pkwy off of Fall creek and Delaware) with our spouses or significant others from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. That Sunday afternoon we’re having a cookout at Eagle Creek Park (Eagle Creek Park shelter A 1p-6p) where we’ll bring all of our spouses, significant others and children. The fees for the entire event are as follows:

$35.00 for singles with no children
$40.00 for couples with no children
$45.00 for singles with children
$50.00 for couples with children

These fees cover everything except entry into the skating rink on Friday evening ($7.00) and the per car fee to enter Eagle Creek Park ($4.00).

Adrena Jones (Morris) is our treasurer. The committee has already paid their fees and we need others to jump on board as well. We are asking that you send in your fees as soon as possible so that we can begin to make purchases as well as other necessary deposits. Please make your checks out to NWHS 87 Reunion and forward it to the following address:

P.O.Box 26872
Indianapolis, IN 46226

What we also need from you is to get emails from everyone you know from our class as possible and forward it to me so that I can send this email information to everyone. If people don’t have email, just get their addresses. Whoever you know that graduated with us, send their information to me so that I can place them on our email contact list. That way they will always be informed about what is going on. You will all get an email from me about once per month regarding the updates from the committee about the reunion. [You may also e-mail me at northwest_highschool (at) yahoo.com].

Be on the lookout to volunteer for various committees that we’ll have in place. Right now Tawnya McCrary (Harrison) is over the Sunday cookout. She’ll need help. If you are interested, her email address is: trmassociates (at) yahoo.com. Bridgette Dawson is over the Saturday evening formal. If you’re interested in helping, her email address is: nadene35 (at) yahoo.com.

I look forward to hearing from and seeing you all. Don’t forget to tell folks!

Myron C. Duff, Jr. (Stynk)

I’m officially depressed. I was just hanging out with these knuckleheads yesterday. Well, it feels like yesterday. Well, it felt like yesterday, yesterday; today it feels like twenty years ago.

Over on my Intake Column, the issue of Hurricane Katrina and the issue of “convenient caring.

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