365 Writing Prompts: Bittersweet Memories
You receive a gift that is bittersweet and makes you nostalgic.What is it?
To me gifts are special,I received gifts from a variety of people. The ones I cherished most are those given to me by the kids I taught.
I found boys were quite thoughtful, one of the gifts I received was a bracelet from one of my students. I remember he brought it to my desk and waited to see my reaction. “It’s beautiful”, I said, “thank you.”
Kids are very thoughtful they have their own way of finding out their teacher’s likes and dislikes.Once I was asked by one of the boys, “What’s your favorite hockey team?”
I replied, “My favorite team is the Boston Bruins” he was a bit disappointed.
“But Miss they are not a Canadian team”, he said!
I told him, “it does not matter, most of the players are Canadian on that team.”
I guess he was relieved to hear my answer. One day he walked over to my desk and gave me a pin of the Boston Bruin goalie. I was impressed.
All I could say was, “Thank you”,it seemed he didn’t hold a grudge against me for liking the ‘The Boston Bruin Hockey Team.”