Prim and Proper... - Chapter 1
Date: 7/28/2016, Categories: Reluctance, Author: NVMii, Source: LushStories
I teach math at an inner city school whose racial composition is primarily African-American. I've been teaching there for the last five years. I enjoy my job even though there are trying times with a student once in awhile. I have earned the respect of almost all of my students by just being a good teacher. Every year the students that graduate pass the word down to the next class to respect me and not to misbehave in my class. That I'm on their side. I appreciate my students and I really believe they do like me and want to learn what I have to teach them. I'm a thirty-seven year old woman. My name is Maria Talent, and my husband is a Navy Commander and is the Skipper of a Boomer. That means he is the Commanding Officer of a nuclear ballistic missile submarine. He'll spend about two and a half months at sea before returning to shore for a month. Our life has been this way since I married him ten years ago. At first I missed him so much, but then as the years passed I became used to it. I just devote more time to my students, trying to aid them in their learning. I want to give you a more in depth knowledge of my youth. I want you understand why I am the way I am and how my story is almost incredible to me. I was born to parents whose parents came to America from Italy and landed at Ellis Island. My grandparents were very strict Catholics and raised my mother and father to obey all church teachings. I remember grandma kissing the priest's ring whenever she saw him. ...