It's nice to see you back.<quoted text>
Good to see some things never change then. I kind of prefer the ones that back down eventually to the ones that stick their fingers in their ears and scream louder though.
It's nice to be back. Real life has been kicking my ass these past few years. Getting settled in as a teacher has required ridiculous amounts of effort.
I'm afraid you'll find that Derek's fingers are covered in earwax.