Mary receives the latest edition of the Viking Voice, the alumni magazine of her alma mater, Leif Erickson High, which is located in the upstate Minnesota town of Roseburg. The magazine, edited by Estelle Proust née Kamser who always had it in for Mary (especially since Mary was named Viking Queen of their class of '59 over Estelle), features an article on Mary's still single status, with Estelle further speculating that perhaps Mary should get back together with her old boyfriend, Howard Arnell, who Mary could no longer date since he was so needy. But Mary also learns that Leif Erickson High is holding a 50th anniversary reunion of the school, which Mary would like to attend (as would non-alumnus Rhoda who wants to see if there are any eligible divorced men also in attendance). Mary has to figure out a way to get Lou to give her a day off so that she can attend the reunion, how to handle an obviously still competitive Estelle who will definitely be there, and what to do if class of '... Written by
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Estelle Kamser Proust
You're still unmarried? I've been married twice
She liked it so much the first time.