I have often remembered my students birthdays and gotten them a piece of cake from one of the fine bakeries in the neighborhood of the school. As Okamoto is well know for great bakeries, this is always fun and I have never ever gotten cake that the students do not enjoy. But this past week was my birthday and two students gave me very nice presents for my birthday. I got two fine bottles of French wine. It was so nice of them to remember my birthday and this is again one of the reasons I am enjoying this career change. Great students, great wine and great fun!
Al Bartle (Smith’s School of English – Okamoto School)