...the light at the end of the tunnel of grading, that is. It's that time of year, after all--that time of year when your students surprise you, pleasantly and otherwise. (Pleasant: Hey, that student really improved on the final exam! Negative: I was unaware that Robert Browning wrote Culture and Anarchy.) I shall return to grading after tomorrow, when I shall be winging my way to the relatively warmer climes of Southern CA.