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It’s back-to-school season — and everyone is charged with energy and high hopes for a new year. As you copy from the board, hoping you’ll remember everything when test time rolls around, you might be interested to know that kids aren’t the only ones who take tests.
“Suri had twins!” Penina said. “Twins?” I shrieked. “What? Oh my! No way! That is so exciting! I can’t believe it! Boys or girls? Or a boy and a girl?” I kept jabbering and jabbering until I realized that Penina wasn’t talking.
The whole wide world seemed to be getting ready for school or sem, except for her. It wasn’t fair! “Mommy, I also want to go to school tomorrow,” said Miriam firmly. “I’m big already. I can even put my shoes on all by myself.”