Matt and Mandy
    Footnotes
    Theme

    “Matt and Mandy,” Friend, Feb. 2011, 42

    Matt and Mandy

    Matt and Mandy sledding down a hill

    Illustrations by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki

    Three • two • one

    Blastoff!

    Yaahoooooo—

    Chaaaarge!

    Let’s do it again—

    And then again—

    Climbing up isn’t as—much fun—as sliding—down.

    Nowhere—near as—much fun!

    But the slide is worth the climb.

    It’s better because of the climb—just like life!