do you see Obama and McCain in person, get an entire curriculum set for math (!!!!!!!!), and have a mentally retarded boy profess his love for you in the sweetest way.... all in the same day.
I mean, who wouldn't want that????
On a more serious note, it's odd for me to be in New York on 9/11. The city just has a weird air to it. I can't pretend I know what it was like, but I can start to feel what the city was like that day. And that's terrifying. I didn't say one word about it to my students... all of whom were born in either '02 or '03. They wouldn't be able to comprehend anything, and if they did, they would just echo what I said back. And honestly, I didn't want a kid talking about 9/11 all day and not realizing what it actually was. Instead, I just put a picture of the flag on our calendar where the 11 would have gone, and I think that was enough. Adding to the bizarreness was the sighting of Obama and McCain running from their limos to the building less than 10 blocks from my house.
All I have to say is, thank God tomorrow's Friday.