What fun I had last week! I just returned from visiting Northgate Crossing, Bammel, Jenkins, Meyer and Ponderosa Elementary schools in Spring ISD in Texas. They say everything is big in Texas, and that would certainly describe the warm welcome and rousing enthusiasm from the kids and teachers I met. We sang a chess song, analyzed some chess puzzles, and did a chess dance! Those kids are really smart!! Thank you to Spring ISD for a wonderful visit. Now I am off to Chicago to receive an award, I will tell you more about that next week!