I have even printed the names of my students in the grade book in full confidence I will not frighten any of them away first day, which has been known to happen.
Pens? Yes, I have pens.
Why my blog is so named would take a long time to explain, but I will be glad to do so. If you're buying. The following is NOT the reason: "But I own that I cannot see as plainly as others do, and I should wish to do, evidence of design and beneficence on all sides of us. There seems to me too much misery in the world. I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created that a cat should play with mice." -- Charles Darwin, Letter to Asa Gray