22 years on…

On arriving at my boys school this morning to organise his canteen lunch order, the office lady said to me “…here’s a certificate of yours. From 1989…”
What?! Sure enough, there it was, my name, coming first for long jump.

I asked where on earth they had come from. “Oh, there was just this pile sitting on the counter. I had one and saw some others that I might be able to pass on..”

(She was also a couple if grades below me, small world, she now works at the school she attended)

After being knocked for six, I finished my business at the school, but in the back of my head was the thought…. Where were they hiding for 22 years to suddenly resurface now..??

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Keep smiling even when taken.by surprise.. 🙂
Jennifer

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12 responses to “22 years on…

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  2. How wonderful!
    You now have more than a story YOU HAVE PROOF lol

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  3. That is fantastic! I wonder if your detention records will be publicized next, just to bust you to the kids? Somebody very slack must have been told to clean out their desk! 🙂

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    • sorry to disappoint. I was too shy to do anything naughty and get detention.. their father on the other hand…
      I’m still puzzled how they have resurfaced after all this time…

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      • I was the same, although if they dished out detentions for too much talking it might have been a different story. 🙂
        22 years is a long time, I think even my dreadful filing system and pointless hoarding would have sent something that old to the bin by now. I wonder what else they have in storage?

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      • I wonder… still amazes me how they’ve been ‘overlooked’ for so many years. 🙂

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