I love teaching, and love my students. Over the years, I've had thousands of students both here and in Wyoming. I'm even starting to teach the kids of students I had when I first started. After 22+ years in the classroom and nearly that many as a coach, I'm feeling a strong pull towards becoming a full-time writer. Considering that maybe one of every five hundred writers makes a living at it (speaking of books here, not other media), it is a lofty goal. But I'm determined and I'm going to keep working at it till it happens.
In the meantime, I apologize for the scarcity of good posts.
Also in the meantime, Edvard Munch's painting says it all: