...if you haven't read them already, go check out these most excellent posts by most excellent teacher-bloggers.
wockerjabby: "school sucks". Oh, does it now?
mz. smlph: pointers to teachers
ms. frizzle, just in general. hurray for science!
nancy: the preparation....
fred's world: yes, there ARE good things about teaching.
a series of inconsequential events, also just in general.
NYC Educator: Education politics/Salary/the Mayor
There are many more quality teacher blogs out there, and I hope to find even more this year.
Best of luck to those already teaching, and best of luck planning for the rest of us!