If you’ve read any of these posts, then you already know about my high school buddies J and Alex. The Three Amigos, Caballeros, and Musketeers rolled into one, or three, as the case was. We were always brothers, even if we didn’t always keep in touch.
...I was to learn that there was something singularly and infinitely unique about the people, the times, and the social climate of that school that was going to carry us well into our adulthoods. One day as I was changing tapes from Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet, to a Count Basie big band mix, a shadow fell across me.