It’s been a while. Mainly because I’ve been enjoying this teaching job. I go to bed late. Get up late. Watch too many movies and tv shows. Browse for books on my Kindle. Read the first few chapters and decide I don’t want to buy the book. Think about going to Barnes and Nobles. First, I examine all the cons of going.
First Con. I think of all the orange cones and road block signs I’ve seen lately.
Second Con. I think about sweating as I step outside (When I actually listen to the weather, the reporter said this is the hottest it has been in like a century. He says it like we should proud that we get to be living in such record heat. If I was the reporter, I would be recommending staying inside at all cost or taking a trip down to Alaska.).
Naw. The obstacles are greater than the benefits. So I eat a bunch of pizza, chicken strips, and cookies. By then it’s eight o’clock, and I think “My day has been productive!”
Did I say I love teaching? Of course, I do.
Yet, in all honesty though, I have been working on my memoir about my childhood, my faith, and home schooling. The BIG QUESTION is HOW DID IT INFLUENCE/SHAPE ME? Actually the big question should probably be Will I ever finish it? Who will read it? It is too soon to even answer that question. I am taking a memoir class to motivate me in this endeavor. Yesterday, I think I was a little too ambitious. I forgot that a piece of my writing was due and so I just submitted the first chapter of my memoir, which I was still editing and looking over. The other students submitted these one page excerpts and mine was like five. Oops, I guess? How did I ever graduate college with a decent GPA? If they didn’t know before, they now know: I am the youngster of the class. One lady said while my work was humorous and entertaining, it was very stream of conscious, emotional, and uh needed a little editing.
Moral of this Week? Get a planner and stop procrastinating. Unfortunately, I say that EVERY SINGLE YEAR and EVERY SINGLE YEAR I lose the planner in the first week. So I type reminders on my phone. If it is not on my phone or memorized into my cranium– Good luck to me. This summer I am going to think of ways to stay organized and on top of boring need to do activities–like paying bills on time (which reminds me…).
Apparently, I need some help. If anybody has suggestions for how to keep a schedule on these things, I would pay them with. . .
A VERY AWESOME THANK YOU for saving my life (and money).
Now this whole blog was suppose to be a review on the new 24 series with Jack Bauer. I wonder if Jack has problems with scheduling his beat-up-bad-guy meets. Maybe he can give me a few pointers on how to kick procrastination in the face!
Meanwhile, I am going to keep writing and sleeping. Next time, maybe I will talk about the new 24: Live Another Day series.