Archive for January, 2017
It’s funny the things that you do not understand when you are little. For instance, you never realized that all of the other children paid for their lunches at school while you simply walked through the line and picked up your food. You never realized that the too short haircuts that your mom forced on you when you were little were not just a way to make you look like a boy. Instead, you found out years later that after your mom had fought the battle of head lice three times before you and your sister had been in school for a month one time, she vowed that she would never again have to face that threat. Instead, she kept your hair short and constantly watched for any signs of more trouble.
There was a time when children were poor and little that they did not always have to know how different they wer