I grinned as I shut off my alarm this morning. Even though an entire day of whatever might happen in 6th grade was yet to come, I could smile knowing that come Monday I would not be bothered with the sound of an alarm.
Time. It's the thing that everyone talks about wanting more of. Really, I have enough time; we all have the same 24 hours each day. What I'm looking for is down time. I want to string together seconds, minutes and hours and fill them with nothing in particular. I want to enjoy the feeling of being wherever I happen to be without the feeling that I should be somewhere else, doing something else. Thankfully, I will do just that next week.
I will be wherever I want to be at any given moment. And if in that moment I decide I want to be somewhere else doing something else, I'll do that.
Yes, that's what I call Spring Break.
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