Saturday, October 25, 2014
Spencer Jack In Uniform Getting Schooled
The subject line in the email was blank. The only thing in the body of the email was a link to a website.
The link looked like a spam type thing to me, but I Googled the URL and quickly realized it was a legit link because it went to Spencer Jack's school's website.
I clicked the link and soon saw the photo you see above. That would be Spencer Jack, in uniform, on the left.
Spencer Jack's school's name is Immaculate Conception Regional School. It is a Catholic school.
I have not had it explained to me how or why it came to be that Spencer Jack is attending a Catholic private school.
Spencer Jack's dad and his dad's mom, that being Spencer Jack's grandma, have long been associated with the Burlington Lutheran Church. It was in that church that Spencer Jack's mom and dad got married, way back in April of 2006.
I remember that wedding day as if it were yesterday. But, it was over 8 years ago. It was a traumatic event for me. Not due to anything to do with the wedding, the trauma came from a relative annoyance of epic, peculiar proportions, whose addled behavior wore on my last nerve. In the intervening years I have seen that relative annoyance only once, not by choice, and for very short duration....