Today is Thursday, December 17, 2009.*
Today is the last day of the semester.
Today is cold.
Today is going to be a good day.
Today is going to be a long day.
Today is the day I give my kids their presents and stockings.
Today is the day my kids will get hyped up on cupcakes and candy.
Today is the day I will read “The Night Before Christmas.”
Today is one week from Christmas Eve.
What is today for you?
*We say this sentence about ten times a day at school between calendar math and the morning message alone.