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F is for Friendship: Everything I Need

Ruchama Cohen Schnaidman

Have you ever heard of Murphy’s Law? It’s a rule that explains why toast always falls buttered side down. It also explains why I overslept, on the one day I had to wake up early.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

heartsMy eyes open at 7:30 a.m. every morning, rain or shine, even on vacation days.

My mother calls me her “early riser,” but I say “no thanks.” I tried everything from darkening shades to eye patches, but nothing works. It’s like my brain has this alarm that screeches “Wake up!” and boom! There I am, wide awake.

Only not on the day I needed to get a ride with my father so I could bring my diorama to school. No, on that day I woke up at 8:20! And, my father leaves at 8:00.  

And that was only the beginning.

For my book report, I read the biography of Ruth Wakefield, the famous chocolate chip cookie inventor.

I read the book (loved that part), wrote the report (wasn’t too much fun so I sweetened the job with chocolate), and then I got stuck on the diorama.

I grabbed my Milk Munches and started to count them. When I reached ten, a brilliant idea popped into my head.

I decided to make my diorama out of … chocolate. 


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