Since my dad was in the U.S. Army, we traveled a lot. Being a military brat meant I attended a heck of a lot of schools in my lifetime.
Kubasaki High School (KHS) in Okinawa was my favorite school. I was a junior and senior during my years there. Attending a DOD school was fabulous in my opinion. In addition to excellent classes and teachers, we had awesome opportunities in terms of clubs and activities.
Although I don’t think high schools do such things today, “back in the day” we had sororities at KHS. Membership was by invitation only through some secret kind of voting and selection system which remains a mystery to me today. After you pass that process, you had to endure Hell Week which was exactly that. Hell Week had its secret rites I shan’t share as I’m most excellent with keeping secrets.
My sorority was Sigma Alpha Gamma, a wonderful group of girls. I made this simple cross-stitch project a great many years ago as a remembrance. The only negative side of Sigma Alpha Gamma was that it was a tad too easy to call it “SAG”, maybe appropriate at my age now but not then.
When cleaning the bookshelves yesterday, I took a small detour into my memories by reading the notes classmates inscribed in my KHS yearbook. One mentioned our home economics class and said I was “a good sewer.” Gosh, I don’t even remember that class, but I do remember the boy I had a crush on during my time at KHS. I guess the heart was much more important to me at the time than sewing projects.