Nineteen Ninety-Four

1994Today is my 20-year high school reunion.

When I graduated high school in 1994, I thought that graduation night would be the last time I’d see most of the people I’d met during my 18 years in the Fairfield City School District.

I was fortunate enough to be the one to give our Commencement speech.  Of course, I threw in a lot of comedy.  But I also took the responsibility very seriously, trying to drop as much knowledge as I could, only to be mostly outdone by my own fumbling over the word “success,” thereby advising my 488 classmates “be gracious in your sex” (the loudest cheers of the night) and the din of the plethora of Snapple caps smuggled in by some of the more seedy (and fun) element of our class.

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2 thoughts on “Nineteen Ninety-Four

  1. Thanks for the shout out, I appreciate it. A side note on 1994… the world cup was held in the US… Chicago to be more precise. Rob Wilson and I made the drive up there to watch a couple matches!

  2. You campaigning for Valedictorian for 20th anniversary commencement speaker?

    Doesn’t appear you have any competition.

    Maybe you just want to win the prize for traveling the farthest?

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