Michelle hits her mother and feels what a real punishment is like when her brother finds out. ———- Michelle and her mother stood toe to toe in the hallway of their small house, arguing. It was nothing new.  Lately, Michelle had begun to think she knew everything. That’s one thing about 14-year-olds, they ALWAYS think … More Patrick

Practice Makes Perfect

First story in the Practice Makes Perfect mini-series.   Amy’s new music instructor (also her classmate) has an interesting strategy to help her remember to practice. ———– At the end of my freshman year, I was granted permission to be in the advanced orchestra the next year under the condition that I practiced hard over the … More Practice Makes Perfect