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Yesterday, I had faculty orientation at Paul Smith’s College. The place is amazing, absolutely beautiful and the people I’m working with are supportive and magnificent. I’m in love with the library.
This is the view from the top floor looking out on the lake, with my fellow freshman composition teacher Sarah in view working on her syllabus. I’m really lucky to be a part of this staff, and I’m so giddy that I’ve been up since 4:30 this morning making sure everything is perfect for my first day of class next week.
My old boss, Robert Viscusi, said to me in text message when I told him I got hired: “As Emerson wrote to Whitman on a famous occasion, ‘I greet you at the beginning of a great career.’ ” I got pretty choked up.