Six String wrote:Since my dad was in the air force we moved so much, saying goodbye to friends I'd never see again was routine. I went to four schools between 9th and 12th grade alone. Granted I only attended one school a few months when base housing became available but still....I always find it fascinating when people talk of running into grade school friends later in life.
It's so different than my experience, Les. I still go to my hometown every weekend and invariably I run into someone whose last name I know or who knows me or my brother. They're not small towns anymore, but they are in some ways. Unfortunately, now the conversation is usually about some parents, friends or acquaintances dying.