Sunday, February 19, 2006
That Time Thing Again
Yesterday I watched this cooking show I’d heard about on PBS, simple recipes, five chefs, one of them this girl I went to grade school with, Margot Olshan. I suppose woman might be the correct term to use, since she’s a year older than me, if I recall correctly. Anyway, watching this show was interesting because she was a girl I barely knew except that she was super cute and wore “mod” minidresses – she had a really nice wardrobe, I remember thinking of her as one of those girls who has the perfect, popular life – in any case, all I could think, watching her make pancakes was, How could you not still be eight? It’s different when you stay in touch with people from your childhood – Nina and I for example are friends from age twelve, so we’ve been there to witness physical growth. But the people who remain in my childhood, it’s startling to me to see that they’re not actually still children in mod dresses. It makes me wonder all about every moment of her life from the time she graduated P.S. 166 on. I guess this is why we have things like high school reunions.