THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE PRAIRIE MESSENGER
A silent moment followed to emphasize how important the experience was for me, the teacher.
“Can you imagine if you squeezed too hard and the baby squirted across the room?!!?”
A class clown (that is, one of many) demonstrated with large motor skills the flailing, slippery hilarity he imagined into my emotionally and spiritually charged story.
I don’t know if anyone laughed; the steam whistling from my ears drowned out other noise.