I spend the evening consoling a fifth grade Jackie Kennedy look-alike.
Tomorrow the entire class would be full of famous characters in history….
….and my Jackie wasn’t even ready.
Her gloves were too big.
Her wig was a left-over clearance item that looked like it should be in its own music video.
Her pearls were “mom pearls.”
And she couldn’t understand why Jackie didn’t wear feather earrings.
And her twin sister…..Betsy Ross…..
…..was skipping around waving the flag.
It was enough to make a president’s wife cry.Continue reading