Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The School Year is Almost Over!

Yes.  That is a note of relief you hear in my title.

In the past year, I've taught eight classes, at three different colleges/universities.  That's a lot of lesson plans.  And essay reading/re-reading.  Not to mention the paper grading.  Almost 300 students times 10-15 papers, a piece.  Well, is it any wonder why I've let my blogging slip?

Lonely daffodil, spring 2015
Not to mention my dissertation.  Which, frankly, I haven't made as much progress on as I'd hoped.  But, I have a research trip scheduled for July.  So.  Then.  Writing, disserting, all the time. 

'Cause I'm only teaching one class each semester this summer.  And, working on a gender project for the Dean's office.  And starting work on a novel.  And making product for two businesses.  And setting up the fall/winter show schedule.

Goodness.  I need a vacation.  Or a chill pill.  Or an extra day in the week. 

No one ever talks about how tiring living a dream life will be...



2 comments:

  1. Keep on Keepin' on, my friend! and don't forget to sleep!

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  2. Wow, goodness gracious you ARE busy! And even though the school year is almost done it sounds like you're not going to get much of a break this Summer. Well, I certainly hope you're enjoying the dream life even though it comes with a LOT of work!

    P.S. I vote for an extra day in the week!

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