Thank you all very much for the kind words and compliments. Hopefully I will be able to post from time to time--like right now!
I hope that everyone in the state of Texas (and anyone else who has already started school) had a great first day! Mine was pretty good--only 13 kids in my homeroom! I'll probably be up to 22 in a couple of weeks, but today was nice.
I just have to wonder how long it will take some of us to start paraphrasing Samuel L. Jackson from Snakes on a Plane. I can almost already hear the cries of...
"I've had it with these @#!**%#@! kids in this @#!**%#@! Classroom!!"