“Hahahaha, you should’ve seen how funny coach Meloni looked training his dog to roller skate in the park yesterday afternoon!” Pepe talked to a group of kids at the school’s recess. Continue reading
“Wow! I’ve never paid attention…our church’s building is so beautiful!” Pepe had just arrived to church with his parents, but he decided to linger outside for a few more minutes enjoying the warm breeze.
“I feel very sad we couldn’t buy those fancy chocolate cookies and apple-caramel pie, dad,” Pepe whined as he and his dad arrived home from the grocery store.
“…and God please forgive me for all my sins, amen.” Pepe finished his evening prayer just before falling asleep. His parents kissed him goodnight, turned-off the light, and left the room. Continue reading
“Do we have to go, mom? Maybe I’ll get better soon…” Pepe was whining while his mother drove him to the doctor. Continue reading
“I’m going to miss granny Ruth a lot! It hurts so much to know that I won’t be able to visit her again!” Pepe was crying in his room. His grandmother had just died.
“Coach Meloni is my hero!” Pepe exclaimed. Pepe and some of his school friends were eagerly talking at recess about Mr. Meloni, their basketball coach. Continue reading
“Ha, ha, it was so easy to help Mike cheat on the test…and I even got paid for it! What’s the harm? We both agreed, and we’re not hurting anyone else,” Pepe thought to himself while waiting in line at the cafeteria.
“I can’t stand it anymore!” Pepe complained to himself. “When will dad get a job? When will my parents be able to afford the red sneakers I want? When will this horrible cough go away? When will my bean in the jar at school start to sprout roots? Agh! I want all these things to happen NOW!”
A terrible crashing sound interrupted Pepe while he was eating a snack in his kitchen at home.
“Please, someone help here!” he heard a woman yell.