It was 1984.
I moved to California.
I was in grade 11.
I wanted to be a flight attendent when I graduated.
I had a black Chihuahua named Yuri.
I was in love with someone for a YR and would be for the next 3 YRS and be my True Love I thought I’d marry but he’d end up gay, never love me back,and would break my heart.
Billy Idol’s “Eyes Without A Face” was my fave. song and still would be to this day.
I read “Seventeen” magazine.
I had short hair.
I still had hopes and dreams.
I was in love with Paul McCartney.
I got the second-highest grade in my typing class.
I had a pair of funky checkered shoes(I still do, although a different pair as it burned in the fire years later)
I liked Rod Stewart, Scandal, Slade, Laura Branigan, Tina Turner,Prince, Cyndi Lauper,etc.
I was starting in my third highschool.
Microwaves and VCR’s were just starting to come out.
The InterNet hadn’t been known yet.
“Three’s Company” was my fave. TV show.
I looked like I was about 12 years old.
My best friend was my friend’s younger brother.
I had an Atari video game system and a Comodore 64 computer.
My fave. school subject was geography.
I still had never been out on a date or kissed a boy(that wouldn’t come for 4 more years!).
I washed my face with “Seabreeze.”
I was thin.
I liked the Indiana Jones movies.
I had a funky pair of denim overalls with lots of pockets and zippers on it.
I didn’t have CD’s yet but old-fashioned LP’s and 45 records and cassette tapes.
I thought I would have 4 kids when I grew up: 2 boys and 2 girls.