It’s only natural for a person stuck in a hazy shade of winter to daydream of the summer that follows it. This year, it’s not even Christmas yet, and I’m ready for June 2017 to just get here already. In large part, it’s because we’ve already had three shovel-worthy snowstorms in the first 20 days of December, which can’t be a good sign for what’s ahead.
Add to that a Christmas holiday full of administrative work and class prep and an early 2017 dominated by the largest enrollments I’ve ever had in every course I’m teaching, and you can see why I’m ready for summer six months in advance.
But there’s another reason why I’m excited for…
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