Okay, the thing is, I was a teacher for 31 years. I need to use that for something. If I had any choice, I’d still be teaching, but since I can’t do that, I intend to create a story that uses my teaching experience, knowledge, and talent. I finally came up with the right idea, and the prewriting has begun to flow. Francis Morgan is an unmarried teacher lady with a very Mary Poppins-like quality, but the magic is all in the teaching methods. I am pitting the hero of this little tale against the most appropriate educational villain I could think of, a principal who used to be a coach. Issues of teacher-creativity versus wrong-headed notions of school discipline will provide the conflict and the fireworks. And I intend to write it with a double layer of goopy purple comedy, because if she is going to be a sixth grade English teacher it either has to be a comedy or a complete horror story. I am too much of a coward to write anything that scary. If you are interested at all in how such a goofy little project is progressing, by all means check back in the future.