Looking out the window this morning, one of my T/A students remarked about the colors streaking about the sky.
"Wow, the sky looks so cool!"
Glancing up from my desk I was taken with the bright sunshine that was doing its best to warm up two tall chimneys cutting through the cloudy sky.
"The sun is rising." I responded. "Did you ever think you'd be seeing the sunrise from a classroom?"
To be honest the official sunrise time was about 30 minutes before our conversation, but it still feels strange to be trekking out to work in complete darkness once again. This morning I heard the early calls of the morning Cardinal but couldn't locate him in the darkness of his holly tree perch.
In a few weeks the sunrise will come earlier and I'll have a face to put with those purdy, purdy calls. By then my T/A students will be talking about something different- most likely the number of days until Spring Break begins.
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