Back to school blues

Published 9:26 am Wednesday, September 3, 2014

As the sun slowly rose in Western Tidewater on Tuesday morning, two distinctly different sounds could be heard across our region: the moans of children preparing for their first day back at school and the cheers of their parents who could hardly wait to send them back.

In honor of this annual right of passage, we’ve included on today’s Opinion page a few illustrations of how things likely took place in a neighbor’s house near you.