For more about Write It Now – WIN – click here. For previous WIN posts, click here. This week the prompts are: 1. Did you ever get into trouble at school or with your parents? How? What form of discipline did you receive? 2. Can you relate an embarrassing moment, a funny incident or most extraordinary … a love letter? 3. During what period did … Continue reading WIN #12 Adolescence (13-19)
Remember the school lunch line? Nobody can queue up faster than a horde of hungry teens. Like a pack of Pavlov’s dogs, the line snaked out through the cafeteria door within minutes of the shrill clang of the lunch bell. My lunch buddy was already in line while I was still trying to dig my lunch out from the pile of debris littering my locker. When I approached she surreptitiously took a step back, suggesting I sneak into the line.
I admit … I considered it … but Mr. Barras, The Disciplinarian, was on patrol.