… when it starts with kids leaning halfway out the third story windows to greet you as you walk up to the school in the morning – “Hi Teacher! You are beautiful! Very pretty! Hello!” (to which I responded “Be careful!”) – and ends with running into students on the way home from work and, when you ask how they’re doing, they respond with “Oh, very good! Because Teacher meet.” Aww. Even a rough day doesn’t seem so bad when it’s sandwiched between those two encounters.