I KNOW IT'S EARLY MORNING. I KNOW. It's foggy. It's early. We are all sniffling and sneezing and tired.

Try to be on time.

Don't come in panting dramatically if you are not on time. Just come in, and sit down. I do not need a dramatic rendition of "Why I Was Late"

I know it's mid-semester, but I'm not going to show you video all day. Sorry.

Yes. You have another paper due.

It's on the syllabus.

It's on the syllabus.

When I put you in groups, I expect you to move your chairs, so that you can see each other.


Put away your phones.

Put your phones away.

Stop surfing the 'net.

Do your reading.