Monday 12 July 2021

Branson Burner

Ms. Keaton was often enough able to take the relevant chemical formula and link it mnemonically to the task at hand. So it was not unexpected that every so often a student would ask, "Is there a formula for that?" without considering that if there were one, they wouldn't have to ask.
She'd lean her head back slightly and take this slow, hushed breath of a laugh. Her nose would wrinkle and with a gentle flare of the nostrils she'd offer the reply, "You just have to know it."