Surprises Lurking in the Classroom
I was working in the scope room one morning when I was summoned to the telephone. I had been anticipating this call for days, and took the cordless to a quiet space. The voice on the other end began: "Hi . . . I have the pleasure of offering you . . ." I had gotten the offer! I was thrilled – a faculty position at a small college. I began preparing, doing important stuff like donating away my supply of free T-shirts and buying a new wardrobe, and planning what I would put up on the walls of the office I would have all to myself.