Essay on School 's Out ! School

758 Words May 10th, 2016 4 Pages
School’s out! School’s out! Yahoo and hooray are our cries. Quickly turning the neighborhood into a paradise for kids, we recklessly bike ride, chalk games of hopscotch on hot sidewalks, run like mad during red rover, and swing, slide, and build castles in the sandbox from early morning till dark. However, my time spent with Christine is the best; we are inseparable. Living at the other end of our block, across the street in a little white house, she is part of the neighborhood antics but our favorite pastime is cutting out paper dolls. Because we feel like grown up six-year-olds, we walk the three blocks to my Great Uncle Lyle’s stationary store where we drool over the variety of paper doll sets. Sometimes he gives me a set, but I remember one day when he doesn’t and being very full of myself, I select what we want, march to the counter, and tell the clerks to charge it to my mother. Racing home to get our scissors, we find my mother waiting at the door. With long faces we make the return walk in the sweltering heat, returning empty handed, spending the rest of the day creating dolls out of corn husks and silk. Other days we arrange furniture in the enormous dollhouse at my grandparents and one afternoon grandpa lets us paint it. It doesn’t matter where we are or what we are doing, the most important thing is that we are together. Sadly, the summer before the start of Fourth Grade, Christine moves to California with her family. My soul mourns for years and I…

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