|Mural at Rampart and France Street|
I met my fellow students and program faculty. I spoke with one of the professors whose class I'll be taking this semester - he teaches the non-fiction writing workshop I'll be taking on Tuesdays. He remembered me from my spring visit, which was flattering.
I also met several other program professors, a couple of fiction writers and another non-fiction prof. And I really enjoyed meeting students - they are a diverse group. Some quite young, others, like me, returning to grad school after busy lives. This is a group with a lot of good stories.
This evening there's another event at a local restaurant, with food and - I'm told - killer daiquiris.
I feel so welcomed, and I am really looking forward to jumping in and getting to work.