The Cooties

One morning in first grade, the principal made an important announcement. “There is a severe head lice epidemic,” he grumbled through the loudspeaker. “The nurse will call classrooms in one at a time tomorrow to check for head lice.” Kelly, the pig-tailed girl that hated my guts from the moment she saw me in kindergarten, […]

Bath Time

Growing up, bathing was always an issue. Nagymama felt that excessive baths led to: -Red Hair (which makes you look like a whore) -All your hair falling out (well, at least it won’t be red anymore) -Kidney infections (resulting in death) I was allowed to take a bath once a week, but showering was forbidden. Nagymama […]