this week I've got these lovely roses to keep me company as I teach online. They're a quiet audience, but remarkably good looking (not unlike my work audience actually :) They'll be smart and very kind then too. But whatever their personalities, they're cheering me on this week and make me happy every time I look at them. As do my usual array of must-have-directly-to-hand pens and pencils.
As OBVIOUSLY I might burn through 7 pencils in one phone call... It's important to have backups I feel. As you can see, a LOT of backups