School : A Ride to School
A Ride to School
The new family in the neighborhood overslept and their six-year-old
daughter missed her school bus. Her father had to drive her. Since he
did not know the way, he said that she would have to direct him to the
They rode several blocks before she told him to turn left, several more
before she indicated a right turn. This went on for 20 minutes - left,
right, right, left - but they finally reached the school. Then her
father realized they were only five blocks from home.
Much annoyed, the father asked his daughter why she'd led him around in
such a circle.
"That's the way the school bus goes, Daddy," the child explained. "It's
the only way I know."