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It’s comfy under the tree. The presents make good pillows. I lay there and sip cognac. Crotches walk by. Some stop and talk about me. Sharon’s face is looking at me. “C’mon big boy.” She is pulling me up.
As many of my readers are aware, I am a Nutritional Supervisor for the school district in which I live. By Nutritional Supervisor, I really mean to say that I am the fucking lunch lady.
Four years ago, I transferred from the high school to the middle school, and this year, I accepted an additional position, breakfast hour, at one of the three district elementary schools. Among the three elementaries, this particular school educates the poorest students in the district, with 40% of them receiving free or reduced meals. The percentage of students who have special needs or require primary before moving on from kindergarten to first grade is also higher at this elementary school. Read the rest of this entry »