School Supplies: the 10th Circle of Hell

Dante wrote about the nine circles of hell; but I discovered the 10th – school supplies shopping.

Admittedly, I used to enjoy it. After all, the possibilities of a blank sheet of wide-ruled notebook paper are limitless. But, there is a downside to the scavenger hunt to find plastic folders with prongs, binders by the inch, and a pencil bag for the 72 mechanical pencils on the list. (Am I shopping for a small village or a 4th grader?)

School supplies shopping means summer is over. Read more