Dear August, how wonderful you have been this year, 2017! I have had such a lovely time and I feel very fortunate indeed. The last ten days or so I had planned to be properly “off” work and I’ve not done very much at all except to have fun with friends and go to a couple of parties and do some reading and writing, resting up and recharging my batteries for the coming September term. But before I knocked off for that R&R I wrote a list on Facebook of all the things August had been to me, so that […]
Always the toughest day of the year for me, the first day back at work after the holidays. Because I’ve fallen out of the habit. I’ve just enjoyed 18 days of holiday and, honestly, where did they go? They passed in the blink of an eye. And I could use another 18 with ease. I could probably use an awful lot more than another 18 and I’d love the opportunity to find out. My fantasy is to not have to work at all (bear with me!) and take an indefinite amount of time for it to occur naturally to me […]
But...it's just that a whole month off work is such an opportunity to get lots of (personal) work done. Go figure. Sadly, I havent got the time for that sort of navel-gazing, there's work to be done around here!