New term, new students, lots of fun. The first class was really good, I think -- lots of energy for an early class. The next class much lower energy, but there were smiles. I'm hoping that's a good sign. The best thing is that no one seemed too upset that we're missing a class this week for AHA. Kind of. Yours truly will be checking in from afar, prodding them in the right general direction on Blackboard from her hotel room. Someday, I would like to be at a conference that doesn't happen when I'm supposed to be teaching or marking. I've marked final exams through two Late Antiquity conferences, and maintained classes from AHA three times now ...
On the up side, my Blackboard classes are in really good shape!
Oh -- and if anyone knows what novel a story like this figures into (although with tragic results -- the bride is drowned by the groom as they try to consummate the marriage), I'd love to know. I know I've read it.