a dear, sweet student of mine, b, is moving away. he is delightful and a source of many things on this very blog. i am going to miss him very much and i told him so. he replied
b: why are you going to miss me?
me: cause i like you.
b: why do you like me?
me: cause you're sweet and kind-hearted and funny and smart.
b: and cause i can dance, that's it ms. barnes. you like me cause i can dance.