I’ve chosen to spend most of my life in a small college town in the mountains of North Carolina, and despite the understandable yen to explore the world in my youth (which I did), I have always loved it here, loved the sight of the mountains and nature all around. But one of the thingsContinue reading “Reading Notes: Vicious is my middle name”
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Joshua worked hard today.
Joshua worked hard today. Signed–Ms. Duke Did he really? I honestly can’t remember as I write this note. In middle school, each day is a ride on a cheap Ferris wheel with the speed set too high, punctuated by unsettling sights and rattling noises. But I’m not feeling frustrated with Joshua at the moment, andContinue reading “Joshua worked hard today.”
2 pm Friday 7th Grade Social Studies
A twisted paper sails across the back. A miss. From the front swirls a triangle of plastic. Contact! Overhead a whirling nutcracker suite commences in this space so briefly out of her control. She catches them. Or she gets hit. (Mega-score!) Or someone complains. The ballerinas drop to the ground.