Ode to Hopscotch

[We sang this] to the tune of “Tennessee Waltz” on the way up Bascom Hill and in front of the Liz Waters residence hall before the hopscotch match [Flashback, Spring 2013]:

Liz Waters Unit IV
Hopscotching queens
We’ll see you Friday afternoon
And even in our dreams.

[It was ] sometimes followed by an invitation to the Hasty Tasty for dime beers and a friendly get-together. This tradition was usually held early in the fall and served as a great way to get to know the new freshmen.

Thanks to John Allen for revisiting happy days at the UW.

Bob Breen x’59 Scottsdale, Arizona

Published in the Summer 2013 issue


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