Remember the days we had charm bracelets? I was looking through my jewelry box the other day for missing earrings when I came across this. How convenient that it showed up since my 50th reunion is on the horizon for next year. Mostly it’s a visual trip through the senior year and I suspect each one of these charms could be a prompt for a future story.
The drunk hanging on the street lamp at the corner of State and Madison streetlamp may have been added a few years later when we honeymooned in Chicago.
Yarn with knitting needles and scissors with the thimble represent hobbies. I made most of my own clothes.
Not so sure about the orange ball but I think has something to do with bowling.
Typewriter – yes I learned to type on a manual typewriter and my first job was typing address labels of all the private airports in the states. I think it was busy work given to me by a friend of my dads.
Faith, hope and charity – I am a preacher’s kid.
Not so sure about the corn cob – the trip through miles of corn fields from Michigan to California.
Diploma – obviously I graduated. Probably a gift from mom and dad.
The crutch – a little tobogganing mishap and a perfect excuse to skip P.E., my least favorite class.
Expo 67 – my senior trip.
What’s on your charm bracelet? Do you still have it?