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Missing those back to school days

schoolAs kids went back to school this week, I found myself getting a little jealous. While I loved hanging out with my friends and terrorizing the neighbors all summer, I was usually ready to go back to school by the time September rolled around.  I considered the start of the school year as a new opportunity, and always thought "this is the year I'll finally be popular!" Other great things about the start of school: 1. That new crayon smell. 2. New sweaters! 3. A desk and locker that I hadn't messed up yet. 4. Pristine workbooks and unsharpened pencils. 5. Wondering which kids would throw up in the hallway this year. 6. Folders with plenty of room for doodling. 7. Teachers that hadn't seen my sarcastic side yet. 8. Visiting last year's teacher just to say "hi." 9. Hot lunch!  (Only on Pizza Day.) 10. I was that much closer to graduation!

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09/02/2009 7:22AM
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