Another short story from the archives. Hopefully, a few new stories like Flying Lessons will be written and posted. In the meantime:
In fifth grade it seems as if girls and boys go through a stage where they pretend to hate each other. Or, at least, decide to not like each other, but Annie never really went through that stage. Of course, there were a few boys that could be annoying; there were others that still had gross habits like picking their nose, but the worst ones were the ones that were cute, had a cocky attitude, and teased unmercifully.
Sometime during that year, Jack became that one, the cute, cocky one: the one that could zero in on the one thing that a girl wanted to forget or hope that no one else noticed. And he did. In particular, he teased Laura, one of the girls in…
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