In 1970, Rena told me about the time the Principle of Grand Island Senior High, brought her into his office and accused her of being too beautiful to be an Islander, and, he would have to expel her if she didn’t do something about that mini-skirt that was driving all her classmates, crazy, especially the girls. No one, but no one wore a mini-skirt like Rena wore a mini-skirt.
“How come she gets to wear her skirt that short, and, we don’t?”
Really! really girls. Was her skirt really that much shorter than yours. There must be another factor at play here.
One afternoon Rena got a note in her last period. The principle wanted to see her in his office. She politely knocked, and was bid to come in. Right away she sensed there was something wrong. The venetian blinds were almost shut. There slivers of sunlight on the…
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