Entry 12: January 12th 1995 "Ship Date"

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I'm so stupid sometimes... I was telling Lonnie that I got into my summer program thing and I was making all plans like, "You should come visit me! Stay in my dorm room." And she said, "Sam, I ship out on June 6th." I was like, "Ship out? To where?" She said, "To Basic Training. What'd you think I was doing all of that ROTC stuff for?" I think she was planning to join the Army straight out of High School since she was like, twelve. And I guess, she's really going to do it. So I was like, "So after graduation, I'm just never going to see you again?" She said, "Let's just have fun while we can."

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