It's scary for some.
While for others, it's a huge reprieve after a long summer because they know they only have to make it a few more days.
At this time of the year, whole aisles in the stores are dedicated to these.
Which means the new school year is just around the corner!
(Cue moans from the kids, and hurrahs from the parents. LOL)
I was in our local Walmart last night and they already had shelves in their seasonal section covered with school supplies. It was strange walking by them without stopping, but that's what I did.
It's been years since I've bought school supplies for the child, and this year, I don't need to buy anything for my desk. When I was cleaning out my home office, I found that I had everything I needed to start the school year, with the exception of a new calendar/planner which I've already picked up. I had dates for the new school year that I had to put into it.
We still have a few weeks left before the first school bell rings.
She inspected the box several times, hoping to find any clue to opening it that she might have missed. Raven kept coming back to the inlaid design. She traced the circle with her fingertip. A wave of energy rolled off the box. Raven almost dropped it out of fright. She traced the design again. Another powerful wave rolled off the box and surrounded Raven.
She did it again and was rewarded with a stronger energy wave. Raven touched the symbols in the center, wondering what they meant.