The Arrogant Little Pissant

You know who it is. This person is younger than you. This person has complex, yet little life experience to draw from. This person thinks they know everything. I was this person 15 years ago. Some might argue that I’m still that person, though the verbal...

Sunday Free Write

When I was in high school, taking Creative Writing, we would do free writes, for two minutes, at the beginning of every class. Mrs. Gress posted a question on the board and we had to spend two minutes, without stopping, and just write. One of my favorite topics...

15 Minutes

I have 15 minutes before I’m off onto the next thing. I am forcing myself to sit here for 15 minutes (well, maybe only 11) and simply write. There is so much going on, and the introvert in me needs this constant refresh time. But, I am having such (for over 18...

No Do Overs

  She kept repeating herself, as I tried to watch the game. “There are no do-overs.” Mmm, I nodded. She’s right. “There are no do-overs. They get one teacher per year, every year. One school, then another. There are no-do-overs.”...

The End of Summer

It’s Labor Day weekend. Next week school starts. We haven’t registered Levi yet. I was told before the end of the last school year, that for our neighborhood school – we could wait until the day before school. That’s September 4th. The day...
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