Today was a good day

So after my post of melancholy and woe, a coworker reached out to me, and we spent part of today together. She and her life partner (it always feels weird to call a couple...

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I love English majors!

Yesterday, my job hosted an English majors open house, and it was so delightful and just filled my heart with joy. There is nothing like being around students who love books...

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Thursday night melancholy

I found out today that a good friend is coming into town this weekend, and I probably will not be able to see her ("We'll be two ships passing in the desert," I joked). Last...

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Following directions is magic!

Ack! I only have twelve minutes to write this post. 1. I discovered today that my students aren't reading the rubrics when I give them their grades back so they don't know why...

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Feelings: I have them

I just woke up from a 20-minute nap and then my alarm to get ready for bed went off. So I'm not even going to type up what I normally do here because you can all guess....

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It’s Monday. I’m Reading.

Well, I was all buoyed up to write this post, and then my daughter called and we had a lovely chat for about 30 minutes, and now I'm ready for bed. But! I have challenged...

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Well, this got ranty. On errands.

I have a coworker who said she likes to spend her Saturday actually relaxing and not just running errands. Alas, I am not there yet. Or, at least, I'm not there at this point...

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Friday night melancholy

I am having a hard time figuring out what to blog about tonight. Mostly because I am dealing with some intensely personal and strong feelings, which kind of override my desire...

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