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Classic HT: Who Orchestra This Plan?

There’s an orchestra competition at the school this weekend, and I was only told that my room will be used for judging today. Great.

The e-mail that informed me of this also shared that there was no guarantee that the items in my room would remain safe or intact, so I should secure or take anything deemed valuable if I don’t want to risk losing it.

 The e-mail actually said intact. What does that mean? Are junkies going to rip the copper wiring out of the walls to sell to scrap dealers for smack money?

Well, since I don’t have a secret lair behind a revolving bookcase that opens when you pull on one of the books, I guess I’ll be hauling stuff home. Again, a little bit more of a heads-up would have been nice. I can only take so much, so I’ll have to take a rolling inventory as I scrambling.

“Can I live without this?”

“Can I get another one of these?”

“The lamp or the fan?”

It’s like I’m trying to catch the last plane out of Saigon!

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We’re teachers. We love teaching but, the thing is, it doesn’t really pay the bills. As a matter of fact, we picked up odd jobs along the way to help make ends meet. This really takes its toll when you add on the countless hours already spent at school, the lack of sunlight, and the […]Be Sociable, Share! Tweet read more