Kicking major butt during 1999-2000 The grind. The swing of things. Status quo.
I guess you can call it whatever you want, but basically it is the return or beginning of something that can cause both pain and pleasure at the same time: the new school year.
Another first day of school at good ol' ND
It all started on my first day of kindergarten.
My mother insisted on walking me up to the bus stop to make sure that I got on the school bus okay. She even went so far as to take my picture in front of the bus when it arrived and as I climbed up the steps