December 19: Turn in Grades
December 21-28: Holidays in Puddletown
December 29: Chores. Sleep. Recover.
December 30-Jan. 4: chop-polish-chop AHA paper
January 5-8: AHA
January 9: See December 29, plus: buy groceries for fridge that has been empty since December 19 or so.
January 10-Present: ZOMG! The semester starts when?!? And two last-minute things dropped in my lap? That need to be done a week before that? And a new course? And three things that I was supposed to have done besides that?
Anyway, I'll be back when I can, maybe to talk about how I'm trying to lay the foundations for what I still feel will be an excellent year... and how it's a work in progress. In the meantime, here's a picture of something from Chicago: