I apologize again for posting about nothing that will inspire all of you 170 friends of mine. It's just that there's really only one thing on my mind right now. Fortunately it's not in my hair, but it's all over my thoughts. If you haven't read my last lice post, you really must. It's a one-of-a-kind. (Look here.) By the way, I so appreciate all of your thoughtful comments on that post. You've all been very sweet to me.
So we took Tuesday off. I appreciated the effort to put a stop to our wee little problem, but 24 hours is not much time. Here's what happened in those few hours...
* We made the news, even a state away.
* 14 adults have now been afflicted. (More have it than not.)
* 2 more little ones from my class have it. That makes 9 out of my 25.
* Only about half of the whole student population showed up for school today. Out of those, 20-something were sent home. About half of the 20 were newly liced. (I think I just made that word up.)
The good news is that we only have 1/2 a day on Thursday and no school on Friday or Monday. I believe our classrooms and several heads, mine included, desperately need that long break. In the meantime, I'll be back in the war zone tomorrow with my God, my hat, and my tea tree oil. I'll be singing this little song too...
"Jesus, be a fence all around me everyday."
I'm seriously hoping my next post will have nothing to do with things that crawl through hair! I imagine you do too.