Yes, indeed, the "ask not" will forever remain in my head. I've never heard another inauguration speech with such a unique signature phrase since that day.
Maggie - the main reason you were able to see the World Series in class is because Sr. Michaeline was, and still is, a HUGE baseball fan. At our 50th class reunion last October, we took a wild and crazy photo of her wearing a souvenir "Fear the beard" beard! She remains a very special Principal to all of us who know her!