ice cream

Proud Mum, looking at grocery receipt, “you bought two things of ice cream?” Proud Dad, “yes, they were two for seven.” Mum, “I didn’t realize you bought two. You can still get the deal with just one, you know, it’s a ploy they use to get you to buy more.” Dad, “we need ice cream.” […]

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autumnal

It’s the second fall I’m not sharpening my pencils. I’ve looked longingly once or twice in the drawer at the bag of pencils marked “Teacher’s Pencil.” I’m not regretting my choice, but I just miss the anticipation and renewal that fall brings. It’s so much fun; new class, teachers, friends, clothes, books, new future, clean […]

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