1. If I was better at ass-kissing I’d likely be further in life. But alas, I never mastered the art and good karma has always made me tingly and blush.
2. Headache, you slay me. Now go away–my amusement at your attempts to distract me has worn off.
3. Kid, you’re gonna be great–my message to my students; a lesson to me.
4. Read. Write. Repeat. And cook the ginger syrup; yes, simmer the syrup D.