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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

It's Tuesday and the kiddos go back to school tomorrow. I have one of those feelings that's half-excitement, half-dread. I won't know what to do with the kids gone all day. Anyway, I don't know who all is reading this but I appreciate whatever time you take. Please leave a comment to let me know what you think.

    Jenna moved with hesitancy toward the classroom before her. She could hear the joyful noise from inside and she smiled in anticipation. Her first day of college had arrived!
    Once inside the room she quickly found a seat at the back of the lime green-painted room and tossed her generic bookbag on top of the yellow school desk. She looked around in curiousity. Most of the students were much younger than her. They wore skinny jeans and tight t-shirts to her comfortable Levis and baggy top, but she wouldn't let that get to her. She was here for a reason and nothing or nobody would deter her goal!
    "Hey Mom, what're you doing here?" A smart-alecky kid with piercings in every available spot on his face asked.
    "Dude, all her kids must be in school, or hey, I know, her hubby sits at home playin' video games all day so she has to go back to school to learn a trade so she can bring home the bacon!" A young man with a tattoo of Taz said.
    "Wow, it must've taken you all day to think that one up." A pretty, young brunette replied as she lazily applied fingernail polish to her toes.
    "Leave the Mom alone, I think she's okay." A chubby girl in designer clothes came to her defense.
    Jenna picked her bag up and moved to  the front of the room. She now knew who was who. She dropped the book bag onto the desk at the front of the room and said, "Hi, My name is Jenna Andrews and I'm your professor for English Lit." She smiled broadly as a plethora of looks came over the faces of those who had interacted with her...