Alice in Wonderland

After I really started getting into subbing, a lot of the huge initial discomfort of being in my old community slooowwly began to shed. A primary discomfort contributor was that I felt like such an outsider in a super close-knit group: they worked together, lived together, some went to school with each other and were …

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Soap

I sub in the library sometimes, where the kids pour in like a tsunami after school more (much, much more) for the computers than for the books. Sometimes it can become ridiculous, as the one male librarian once explained to me: "Kids aren't allowed to play computer games, unless it's the spelling or typing sites …

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No Sudden Movements

When I was in middle and high school, I took a few art classes partly because they seemed interesting and rather unfailable. Of course it was more difficult than I thought, and I really didn't have any obvious talent. Maybe I just didn't have talent, obvious or otherwise. One class was basic pottery, and I …

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