Marcia Clemmitt

Sample e-newsletter for a small business

"Third grade was tough. My best friend Charlie moved to Toledo. Division and bar graphs were not my friends. And could I correctly label the complete predicate? No.

"I made it through thanks to my mom and comfort food. She packed the same lunch for me every day. One apple. One box of raisins. Three Oreo cookies. One tuna sandwich with tomato on white bread. Ah, comfort. Ah, stability.

"One lunchtime, though, I looked at something in my lunch bag with fresh eyes. Not the sandwich. Not even the raisins. The waxed paper mom wrapped my sandwich in.

"Wax can make things sooo slippery...."