Jenny is Wright

Summertime and the Living’s Easy

Summertime and the Living’s Easy

School gets out this week. By Friday, I’ll have a third grade girl, and a boy in fifth. If I think about fifth grade too much, my chest tightens a bit and I might cry. I’ll deal with that when it’s really time. For now, it’s summer. I love summer. The heat doesn’t bother me. […]

Augusta Sucks: The most amazing story you’ve ever read

Augusta Sucks: The most amazing story you’ve ever read

Oh! Ha. You’re here. It worked. With flashing headlines and endless tickers across TV screens, and pop-up ads and text messages to distract us from those, it’s no wonder our attention spans are shot. It’s harder to focus. I used to be an avid reader of books. I still love books. It’s a lot harder […]

Right in Our Own Backyard

Right in Our Own Backyard

Field trips are much more infrequent now than when I was a kid. From what I remember, we went on several per year. It was such a treat to eat a brown paper bag smooshed banana and peanut butter sandwich, and my mom always packed a canned Coke, wrapped in tinfoil, to keep cold. Plus, […]