Not an auspicious beginning, mind you, but I did take spray silicone to all of the door latches and rollers and opening and closing doors is now much easier. And the van sitting in the driveway makes for handy storage. I’m off the week of Thanksgiving and I am hoping to get the inside cleaned out.

People say we teachers teach because of June, July and August. Well, they’re wrong. We also teach because of April and November and December.