At the moment, today feels normal, as in "sabbatical normal," because I played with my daughter in the early morning, then volunteered in the boy's class, the took the girl to my mom's, then took the dog for a hike, then stopped by the grocery store and filled up the car with gas. Then home for a shower and superfood green smoothie, and here I am at the computer. The difference is that I need to do work for my online class (responses and grading short assignments) and prep for tomorrow's lit classes, which is kind of tough since I know my students don't have the books because the bookstore doesn't have them yet (what's up with that?), so many of them won't have done the reading. And I still don't have the syllabus finished for the comp class that I got assigned at the last minute.
And I want to write 1000 more words this week for the dissertation. Hmmm.
And I want to make dinner and fold laundry while I watch Oprah before I pick up the poos. That might be getting into the realm of fantasy.
Sorry for the boring post, but I figure I might as well let the blog serve as my "run through" for the day. I like Girl Scholar's idea of picking just three things to do each day, but I'm not sure how one can always make that work . . . Let's try:
- Take care of business for online class
- Prep for the two lit classes (is that two things?)
- Make dinner and fold laundry (again, two things)