1. Green: riding the bus almost every day, except for yesterday, when I'm at school from dawn 'til post-dusk, Open House, which, despite arriving a season early, is actually the longest night of the year.
2. Not green: I've been teaching for 6.2 years, if you count the summer school stint that started it all, when I was fresh out of Evergreen's Master in Teaching program. I remember the first time I presented at Open House: I struggled to fill 10 minutes for each miniature class period. Now, I run out of time.
3. Green: yesterday's tie.
4. Not green: leaves, locally.
5. Green: If I'm not a rookie, why did I forget my lunch?