My First Day: Part I

at workI’ve got my first class as a writing instructor in the bag, baby. I made it through the entire fifty minutes with nary a kick at anyone. Good on me, huh? There I am in my office sporting a ridiculously awesome tie.

All kidding aside, if all the other classes are filled with the same type of students then I won’t have any trouble. They were alert and responsive, and the class practically flew by. I had fun”¦I hope I continue to do so.

Now I’ve got three hours before my next class, which gives me plenty of time to think about all the horrible things that could go wrong. I could slip and fall in front of the students, or I could accidentally stab myself in the eye with my pen, or I could spill water on my crotch–anything could happen.

I’ll post some more later.

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  1. Flood says:

    Congrats. I usually had a lot of fun in the classroom. I share some of the horror/funny stories for later so you won’t have more nightmares.

  2. leigh says:

    or you could show up for class with a hole in your pants so your undies are there for all your students to see and not realize it until after a class or two…oh and for anyone interested, i picked out the fabulous tie, of course.

  3. Hypermark says:

    At least wait until mid-term before scaring me.

    And yes, my wife picks out clothes for me. Hey, it’s either that, or I continue wearing old concert tshirts.

  4. Flood says:

    Now if Leigh is going to share my stories. I won’t share anymore!

  5. Hypermark says:

    Well, if you hadn’t said anything no one else would have known.

  6. Anniina says:

    Wait, I can’t really see the tie well in that picture 🙁 I’m sure it rocks. Congrats on your first class going so well 🙂

  7. Anniina says:

    Oh, forgot to say, coffee, coke, even Dr. Pepper will make a really impressive stain, spilled on the crotch, as well. Also works well on the chest.

  8. Flood says:

    I am not ashamed of the story, but maybe I wanted to share it with everybody. I think that I will storm off the set now

  9. Chris says:

    If flood is storming off the set is this an opportunity to veiw his undies poking out the hole as he exits?

  10. Flood says:

    Yes, but I require a few bucks for the peep!

  11. leigh says:

    it’s nothing too exciting…just boxers…

  12. Flood says:

    1 How do you know?
    2 If you know, where is my money!
    3 How does mark feel about this?

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