Well, here it is. 6 a.m. A time of morning I haven’t seen in a while. I have not really thought much about school for two weeks. We’re in the middle of everything, so there’s no new beginnings post new year. In fact, we have exams in a few weeks. I’ll be doing a few things and then beginning to review. It feels weird.
I’m looking forward to going back and seeing colleagues and students again. I missed the routine of school. But I also enjoyed the lack of routine the days have had, where I decided from moment to moment what to do. This week is short, at least, a good one to get back in the swing of things. By the time Friday rolls around, 6 a.m. will seem normal again.