A Glimpse at the Past,  do you Remember?





  CLASS OF '59?

Have you been guilty of looking at others your own age and thinking... surely I cannot look that old? You may enjoy this short story.

While waiting for my first appointment in the reception room of a new dentist, I noticed his certificate, which bore his full name.  Suddenly, I remembered that a tall, handsome boy with the  same name had been in my high school class some 45 years ago.

Upon seeing him, however, I quickly discarded any such thought.  This balding, gray-haired man with the deeply lined face was way too old to have been my classmate. After he had examined my teeth,  I asked him
if he had attended the local high school. "Yes," he  replied.

"When did you graduate?" I asked. 

He answered,  "In 1959.   Why?"

"You were in my class!" I exclaimed.

He looked at me closely, and then the son of a gun asked, "What did you teach?"