Celebrating a Year

May 8, 2012

with 7 comments

“Like a bird on a wire/ Like a drunk in a midnight choir/ I have tried, in my way, to be free.” Leonard Cohen. I set off for school today far too optimistically, clothing-wise, and freeze for it all day. But teaching goes well, the all-important last classes that wrap up the semester in preparation for exams. And now it’s back to grading, moving from term papers to essay exams. Resigned to it; will try again to be free in about 10 days when I do believe I will have more success.

Written by mairmusic

May 8, 2012 at 9:47 pm

Posted in May

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  1. Although I miss my students…I do not miss the grading…I shall raise a glass of wine in your honor. :-)

    slpmartin

    May 8, 2012 at 10:58 pm

  2. Oh…by the way…have fun grading those essays…I often wondered…’Did I really say that?’ :-)

    slpmartin

    May 8, 2012 at 10:59 pm

    • Somehow with this group the spontaneous writing comes closer to truth. It’s as if they have to put on a disguise to face a term paper.

      mairmusic

      May 8, 2012 at 11:02 pm

  3. your primary mission was accomplished! loved the quote, its interesting. :)

    Sharmishtha Basu

    May 9, 2012 at 12:21 am


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