1. It's the first day of classes at CCSU.
2. I'm not serving as chairman or assistant chairman of the English Department for the first time in 12 years.
3. I'm back in a Latin classroom for the first time since 1992.
4. My two daughters are, respectively, starting the 10th and 6th grades today.
5. I've lost 10 pounds since 30 July 2010.
6. I walked two miles this morning.
7. Last week I received the 2010 CCSU Distinguished Service Award.
7. I'm wearing seersucker.