The news I had been waiting for was about to be released. I keyed up the website. Punched in the numbers. Entered the secret code. Whatever.
I was as nervous as a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs. As nervous as mouse in a room full of long tailed cats. As nervous as a piece of cheese in a room full of mice.
I tried to plan for my day when two of my collegues came in.
“They said by mid morning.”
“I’m sure you’ll be fine.”
“Yeah…” I clicked the button for the twentieth time that morning. The sound of my scream rattled the glass windows and wove itself into a tapestry that floated over the city. “I did it! I achieved National Board certification!”
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