It has been a rough week. Next Tuesday I leave for a conference in the States, and trying to get ready for that while also teaching and doing everything else I need to do has had me running ragged. Believe it or not, though, I have been writing. Shortly after I wrote my last, rather depressing post, I started writing a journal entry on a topic that has been on my mind for a while. I’m still in the process of writing that post, but it’s grown into something a lot larger than what I had originally thought it would be; at the moment I’m over 4,000 words in and the end is not quite in sight yet. I haven’t had too much time to work on it, squeezing in a half hour or an hour in the evenings, but even though I started writing it last Friday, I don’t think I’m going to be able to finish it before I leave for the conference. I obviously have a little time to write now, but I don’t see myself having time tomorrow evening or Monday, so it looks like it will have to wait.
However, I did want to write something before I left, if for no other reason than to get the previous post off the front page. And also to tell those of you who were worried that I have indeed snapped out of my funk. Unfortunately, though I now have the motivation and something to write about, I don’t actually have any time. Once I get back, though, my schedule should ease up a bit, and I should be able to start doing productive things here again. At the very least, I hope to write something about my experience at the conference, which I’m really looking forward to (the conference itself, that is, although I guess I’m looking forward to writing about it, too).
So, for the time being, I’ll leave you with another brief note, and I’ll see you when I get back.