Cajoling middle-school students to remain still and quiet during a fire drill once they've reached their predetermined meeting spot is:
(A) Cruel and unusual punishment -- for all parties
(B) A futilely high bar in service of safety
(C) A stretch worth attempting
(D) A vestigial relic of compliance, perhaps
(E) The necessary means to a noble end
(F) Part of my job
I suspect there's a (G) through (Z), as well, with (Z) representing All of the Above. However, since it's past my bedtime, and I'm fading at the keyboard, I should probably save these later letters for installments during the Slice of Life Challenge that starts Friday...