40 Lessons in 40 Years: Entry 8

Never pass up an opportunity to use the restroom.

Mrs. Goins was one of the tough 1st grade teachers. How is that even a thing?

One day, we were taking a math quiz (in the first grade… how is that even a thing?? Okay, I’ll stop…), and I had to pee. I raised my hand to ask to go to the restroom.

“As soon as you finish your quiz,” she said.

A few minutes later, a small puddle had formed under my chair.

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