Archive for October, 2006

Countdowns

Monday, October 9th, 2006

4 days until I set the first midterm
8 days until the second
11 days until the start of fall break
17 days until I fly off to my conference
19 days until I give my paper
22 days until youngest turns ten

BSG!

Sunday, October 8th, 2006

That’s Battlestar Galactica for you sad folks who aren’t clued into the best thing to hit TV since colour. If you’re already clued in, you know all about why you should care about New Caprica and the Resistance, the tensions between the commander and the admiral and all the rest. Space opera it’s not […]

Overbooked

Friday, October 6th, 2006

I need to step back and take a long, hard look at my schedule and obligations. Days that run straight through from 9:30-3:30 or teaching blocks that go from 9-12:30 are just too much. I realize that part of my exhaustion, this term, stems from the fact that I’m in a classroom fifteen hours a […]

Bone Tired

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

I feel as if I could sleep right through until tomorrow morning. Of course, that’s not possible. Damn the gray, wet weather. Damn the marking to be done. Damn it all.

Carnivalia!

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Goodie! Teaching Carnival #13 is up over at Blog Around the Clock. Applaud the hard work that went into this one and consider using the submission form in future.
Look! History Carnival XL can be enjoyed thanks to the tireless efforts of Rob MacDougall. Keen!
And don’t forget the recent posting of Carnivalesque XVIII over at Blogenspiel, […]

A Paean to my PDA

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

Oh PDA, how I love you! Your cheery lights from the charger let me know you’re good to go, whenever I am ready to do the same. You bring me the news via AvantGo, from the BBC through my NYT book reviews! I’m never behind the times, thanks to you.
Oh, PDA, I love how you […]