“Sanit! Sanit! Get up! It’s seven o’ clock, come on now!” It was always such a hassle getting to school. “Why do you really think that you can stay up all night and still get out of high school?” Staying at Jennifer’s house doing nothing, those kids didn’t know anything about anything, and they didn’t even care. Sanit has been friends with Jennifer Caldwell practically forever but they were beginning to be detrimental to each other.
It was a bright Thursday morning in June. You would never think that it was pouring rain overnight. A new day means new obstacles to overcome, new challenges and therefore, new adventures. “My first class is not until second period but I need to meet with Principal Hammond before then,” I said. “Why?” Sanit asked. “Umm it is something serious, but not something of your concern,” I said. Sanit ate her favorite cereal, Rice Krispies, in record time. It really only took one minute. “I see you’re not sacrificing a bit of milk or sugar,” I joked. “So, Mom, did you sign my homework?” she managed to ask. “You mean your English homework?” I asked. “Mo-omm,” she whined. This is annoying. “Listen, if you hadn’t kept yourself at Jenny’s house so late, I would’ve signed it. I told you that the morning is not the time for this.” “That doesn’t make any sense. I did give it to you last night,” she stated. “I’ve spoken.” Sanit hated that. She thought I never listened to her, but when I did, all I’d hear is excuses. “Why can’t we just have a normal conversation?” she asked, not expecting a response. There was such silence until we walked into the school. “Have a good day,” I said. Sanit mumbled, “Like that’s possible,” as usual. We walked our separate ways down the halls of