Do you remember your first day in school or your first day at work? Recollecting these memories often bring a smile to our faces, some even let us relive the moments. Here the author has penned some of her heart racing moments throughout the years she spent away from home as a student and as an educator. Some of these stories are witty and have unexpected endings. While others are reminiscence of beautiful memories to keep the heart racing. Her narratives are not always of the harrowing kind, some may even leave you in stitches. To add color to her narratives, the author did not shy away from using some commonly used local words and phrases.