upon an Art Dream Jason Foxtrot challenged Mr. Maier to a soccer game at
the Charles W. Lewis Middle School soccer field. Mr. Maier accepted the
challenge, so they set the game for March 6, 2000. Mr. Maier had never played
soccer before, let alone even been to a soccer game. After realizing what
he had just agreed to, he decided that he would have to work very hard and
fast to learn as much as possible about soccer, or he would not be able
to play against Jason.
Everyday for the next two weeks, Mr. Maier practiced. He ran up and down
purple steps, along swerving blue roads, and over purple hills. While Mr.
Maier was practicing, Jason was trying to figure out a way to trick his
opponent into forfeiting the game, because to tell you the truth, Jason
did not know the first thing about playing soccer either. So while Mr. Maier
was training in the afternoons, Jason was trying to make uniforms with Adidas
signs and controlled accidents (with blue, yellow and green dot patterns),
three semicircle goals, and a soccer ball with continuous lines on it.
The day of the game Mr. Maier showed up with a pair of cleats and a blue
uniform with purple and green stripes on it. Not knowing that Mr. Maier
had learned to play soccer properly, Jason insisted that the game was played
with (his newly invented) semicircular goals and multicolored ball. Mr.
Maier agreed to this, realizing that Jason had not one clue how to play
soccer. Game started at five o'clock. Three minutes into the game Mr. Maier
was up by three goals. Towards the end of the game the sun starting to set
and Jason decided to forfeit due to the fact that the score was 10 to 1.
After that day Mr. Maier made it a point to teach students how to draw dot
patterns and continuous lines, because of what Jason did to the goals and