Mr. Trippifel boiled a frog to death in Biology: it didn’t know it was dying because the temperature rose so slowly. “That’s me,” Gina thought. “Only I know.”

Mrs. Simonson told Zack to “write about real life.” So he wrote about trout fishing, and got an A. “See what happens when you write about real life?”  He’d never been trout fishing, but dead trouts sounded real, and real was what Mrs. Simonson wanted.

~from The Wishing Map 61

Wishing pix-Map

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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