Call Me Fanchon (December Rêveuse)

Today’s title is a literary reference.  Bonus points to anyone who can guess what it is!  And the reference is older than the urban dictionary, so that won’t help you.

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Today I stopped in at school for ten minutes just to drop off the papers I’ve graded and pick up another stack that hasn’t been done yet.  I’ve still got this head cold, and classes are Continue reading “Call Me Fanchon (December Rêveuse)”

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3,000 Cups of Tea

3,000 Cups of Tea:

The courageous story of one teacher’s heroic struggle to get through the end of the semester…

What could be better than the Pumpkin King's head filled with decaf chai?
What could be better than the Pumpkin King’s head filled with decaf chai?

…with a stack of finals longer than her forearm and a persistent head cold.

This was the stack by the time I left school this afternoon.  And no need to tell me I should "assign less work."  Most of these are essay revisions and final-exam writing projects.
This was the stack by the time I left school this afternoon. And no need to tell me I should “assign less work.” Most of these are essay revisions and final-exam writing projects.