Every year, we have two major programs at my school. The December program includes students in grades three through five while kindergarten through second grade students perform in the spring. In addition to songs performed by the students, faculty members, including the principal, typically play a variety of roles in each production. For example, I played a clown in the program last spring. This year, our holiday program has a country music theme and over the past couple of weeks I’ve been trying to learn my lines. Today we had a rehearsal and I discovered that I still need to do a lot of work because I don’t quite have my lines down yet. This is a little worrisome given that the show is next Tuesday night. So, as I work on laundry and spend some much-needed time in my exercise bike, I’ve been repeating my lines over and over, hoping that they finally stick!