Tag Archives: vacation

The proverbial cluster

This has been my life for the past week. Last Monday I left my house at 9 am to start what is normally a 6 hour drive to visit family. I rolled into town at 10:15 pm. 128 miles from … Continue reading

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Bittersweet and melancholy

Fourteen years ago I moved to Pennsylvania, leaving behind my entire family.   Most of them didn’t care, and some of them did.   I went back a few times, once a year, for the first few years.  Then life … Continue reading

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And now it’s just five

Five more days to get up at the crack of dawn.  And then about a week off, till Summer semester starts.  I am very unprepared for that class, but I’ll fake it and they’ll never know.   I’ve been putting off … Continue reading

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6 to go

Six more times – that’s all.  Six more early mornings.  And then, glorious summer.   One class, twice a week, not my favorite subject to teach, but I can do it.   6 weeks of that, and then so many weeks off, … Continue reading

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If I close my eyes, I’ll sleep for a week

And that would not be a good idea. I do so much more when I don’t have to go to work. Today was: get groceries go to BJ’s go to Walfart go to Kohl’s because Walfart, as usual, didn’t have … Continue reading

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