Tuesday, May 13, 2008
The Eighth Grade Clock
Yesterday, Peter brought home the clock that Northfield eighth graders have been making in IT (i.e., shop) class since the beginning of time itself. I doubt there is a home in Northfield where an eighth grader has lived that doesn't have its clock. We have two of them. The clock is a rite—or a token—of passage, another reminder (at least to parents) that childhood is slipping away.
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