You're Not The Only One

Richard F

I interviewed my dad

What years were you in middle school?

My dad was in middle school through 1976-1979.

What kinds of music, movies and fashions were popular at the time?

music: Disco, Hard Rock

movies : Horror

fashions: polyester, Loud prints, Bell-Bottoms

What were your favorite activities in middle school? What were your hobbies and interests?

Hockey, baseball. His hobbies were hanging out with friends and bikeridding.

What job/interests/activities do you have now? Is there a connection between what you like back then and what you enjoy today?

He is an emergency dispatcher. My dad is an assistant coach in little league and there are no connections.

What was the best part about being in middle school?

Being excited to find out what high school my dad was going to.

What was the worst part?

The worst part was if he was going to make new friends.

How would you describe your middle school self?

My dad was serious and he joked around.

What advice about growing up would you give to kids my age?

To always do your best in school because you want to have very good grades and entering high school.

What do you like about your job?

Everyday at work is different and my dad is always helping people.

What do you hate about your job?

My dad hates doing overtime shifts at night.