Preceding the advent of okaasan

Are reunions really about enjoying each other’s company and bragging about accomplishments? I get the feeling that underneath it all, everyone is secretly interested in not just seeing whether or not their friends have changed, but finding out whether they’ve changed themselves.

2 comments on Preceding the advent of okaasan

  1. I always thought the highlight was showing how much one has changed oneself. Not in the “I will now act radicly different from before” sense, nessesariyl, but in the “Look, I’ve improved with time! Like cheese!” sort of sense. Or something.

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