The Evening Ruckus, "Oh MY," Did I Learn A Lesson!
January 2, 2021
I grew up learning early what the word resolution meant. Getting up for school every morning, no exception unless I was sick, demonstrated the word resolution. Being home when "sick" wasn't any fun. You had to stay in the house, and not go anywhere. Plus, I had to bring a note from my mother as to why I wasn't in school. My school would check up on me with a call to my home.
My mother was an honest woman. She taught me that lying was not only wrong but a sin. My parents never covered for me. If they had, I would quickly have learned that lying or deceptive behavior was the convenient thi...