Never Peak Early

Apropos to the issue two weeks ago about senior prom, I wonder what the prom king and queen are up to these days? Landscaping and Mary Kay. Or worse, dead or in jail. In fourth grade, the prettiest girl in class was Alice (not her real name). Every boy’s crush. Alice was pretty average academically, but had everyone beat in the looks department. She graduated to the cool kids in high school and my assumption is that she did some partying. Lost track of her after that—not sure if she went to college, or where. Last I heard she was bartending and complaining bitterly on Facebook about politics. That’s a good outcome, as far as cool kids go.

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