The last thing you want to read: How to tell if you have class

By From page A6 | April 26, 2013

My preschool consisted of reading my mother’s Good Housekeeping magazine about tests to find out about oneself. Some were about what makes one attractive, or do you have “style sense?” I guess I didn’t because I didn’t even know what “style” was. And what seemed important at the time, “Do you have class?” I did not know, but found out that all I had to do was answer some questions and Good Housekeeping would tell me. Unfortunately, my limited experiences in life did not allow me to even understand most of the questions, let alone know what a correct answer was. And it all seemed so subjective — someone’s opinion. I wanted numbers. Was I a 10?

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William Heyman

Bill, and wife Pam, have this year, lived in Pollock Pines longer than any other place on earth, after 46 years of marriage. The army (where he went from private to colonel) and Rockwell (where he went from the science center to programs manager) saw to that. But it does give some unique experiences which translate into strangely written articles to harass the reader.
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