I wish I had more to report today, but I don’t. I could speak of the massive headaches and heartaches and the disgust with humanity and gnashing of teeth that comes with being a teacher — doubly so a teacher of high school seniors, some of whom have failed and will as a result not graduate — at the end of the year. But I won’t. Partially for reasons of confidentiality, partially because I’m a softie at heart, but mostly because if I spend another instant thinking about it today I might just have to kick one of my cats, and my cats don’t deserve it. At least, not today. Not that I’m aware of.
Disclaimer: I would never kick my cats. Hard.
Instead, a reflection. I’m at 70% complete on the Project. Fascinating. I’m far enough ahead of schedule that I could significantly scale back my daily goal and still finish ahead of my goal of early August, but of course that defeats the purpose of goals. No, I will keep on pushing and finish probably in early July, which will be fantastic, assuming of course that things don’t fall into the wood chipper over the summer.
In other news, things may fall into the wood chipper over the summer. Continue reading