I read it first in this publication, and then again in a school newsletter:

"As you may be aware the Post Primary Teachers Association has made the decision to take industrial action by striking on Wednesday, May 29. [My children's school] will be closed for instruction on this day."

Argh. I'm annoyed about the impending strike. I felt smug this year, with two kids in college. No more worrying about teacher walkouts. None of the inconvenience of ensuring the cherubs have something constructive to do while I'm working. They need to be learning while I'm earning. Instead, there's a high