Entry 41: So with Mrs. Nix’s visit, I made quite a discovery.
Time marches on.
She joined us during the language arts portion of her treasured schedule and darned if the clock didn’t turn over to the mathematics slot.
And there I was still up to my elbows in pancake batter.
It wasn’t as if she was trying to mind-meld me into switching subjects, but still that expectation hung heavy, at least in my mind.
“Sanjay, are you ready for a challenge? Come on up!”
He shrugged, but I noticed that Beth the Enforcer gave him a healthy nudge.
Up he came.
“In the next five minutes, create a pancake with a diameter of four inches, give or take a half-inch.”