Back-to-school anticipation still grips me.
Even though it’s been decades, I remember the simple pleasure of getting organized with new school supplies. Yellow No. 2 pencils. Pink pearl eraser. White notebook paper.
After a fun, busy summer of childhood craziness, there was a certain calm that came over me as I got ready for that first day of school. Labor Day was the last hurrah, then order descended on my life again.
There’s something really satisfying and invigorating