Sunday, 1 March 2020
Week 8: That which is beyond my control.
Thus far this weekend, I’ve grappled with a small-scale headache and decided that after lunch, I would take a nap in the hope of clearing it up completely. I slept for an hour and a half. While I feel better, I also feel guilty that I napped and didn’t get all of my grading and class prep done that I intended to finish today. I realized that I see this headache, which is beyond my control, as a personal failure. Further, I need to compensate for that failure by working harder, staying up later, and feeling guilty about not taking care of teaching things in a timely manner.
What if I could just accept that I had a headache, like I might accept that I got stuck in traffic, or had a power outage? What, if anything, you would like to just accept and make peace with, even though it’s beyond your control? If you have an ongoing story here, what might your character accept and let go?
Let us know how your week went, and what your plans are for the week ahead.
1)Continue working on talk, it is coming along nicely
2)More small paragraphs for project
3)Run off pizza dinners from lab week – 3 should help!
4)Set up teaching topics for of with snow day back-ups
5)Set lab exams
Dame Eleanor Hull
Daily stretching, exercise, 8 hours sleep.
Daily writing (or writing-adjacent activities) toward conference paper.
Grade/respond to one set of papers.
Prep for committee meeting; re-design forms.
Do some house-market-prep.
Elizabeth Anne Mitchell
Next week’s goals:
Read articles for class.
Finish peer review--now TRQ.
Prepare for colleague’s term review.
Spend 15 minutes a day clearing space in the office.
Ask for a key to the locking file; if not, use one of the patrons’ lockers.
Put together the coat tree for the office.
Go through how the archival system works before desk duty.
Email co-editor to find good time to discuss scope on the phone.
Contact library in city for time to do Illuminated research.
Meditate at least one a day.
Walk at least three tours of the stacks.
Good Enough Woman (held over)
1. Get next week's Brit Lit reading done by Sunday.
2. Do most of the prep for next week to clear the way for heavier grading.
3. Find short stories for independent study student. Create first few assignments for her.
4. Research/write for 1 hour.
1. Send at least three cards/letters to people.
2. Have lunch with my mom.
3. Float like mist through all four of my son's 4-H activities this week. Support him.
1. Walk 4x
2. Meditate 4x
3. Skip late-night treat 3x. Fast at least 13 hours 2x.
4. Reschedule appointment that got cancelled.
1. Revise & complete conference paper
2. Work on proposal revisions and send them to co-editor
3. Look at Wonder revisions and consider what might be done
4. Language x 3
5. Acquire a bunch of stuff for trip (e.g. flip-flops for Son, Neosporin, tissue packs, Gold Bond for bug bites, rupees)
6. Revise & complete application essays
1 host conference. That should be enough, it seems, but there are other obligations
2 submit essay revision
3 write and submit review
4 write and submit abstract
1) take one day COMPLETELY OFF next weekend
2) take the time next weekend to clean the kitchen and do meal prep properly, so I have good food to get me through the following week. Continue to aim for 5 fruit and veg a day, plenty of water, no bread, and sugar only in high cocoa dark chocolate type stuff apart from one small thing per day (which needs eating up - good excuse eh?).
3) spend an hour with my writing, because I enjoy it
4) answer three emails to research collaborators this week, and otherwise not worry about research things, just put them onto a list for future reference (ugh)...
Karen (held over)
-clear 2 boxes (the ones next to the bookshelf)
-start all course F draft documents
-run x 2, yoga x 3. Wondering if I can fit in a session somewhere in my schedule because I I need to work on upper body strength, but can't see where.
-order wind sock, book in 4 field recording days.
-write up notes from this library trip
- prepare assessment guidelines for assessment
- mark group projects, send materials off for moderation
- aim for 30 minutes per day on development application
- collate sustainability paperwork
- aim for 2 x 2 hours of data analysis for project
- work on of sustainability paper hours minimum)
Oceangirl101 (held over)
1) write/work on book, but mostly Ch 7 3x a week, for 2 each- will involve some number crunching, creation of figures, writing and some revision of Ch 3
2) exercise x 3
3) meet with undergrad students/grad that I am advising on lab projects/independent studies etc.
4) finish syllabi, start BB sites for two courses
Susan (held over)
1. Do required reading, and revise Race/Patriarchy
2. Follow up on last bits for Big Book (we've got 28 of 30 contributors!!!)
3. If time, figure out next steps on Famous Author
4. Take a day off
5. Keep sleep going, and start reading at bed time instead of playing games.
7. Keep up with healthy eating
1. Maturing out hypothesis refs
2. NJ job talk
3. Prep for NJ interview
4. Move YRBS paper along
5. Results for identity paper
6. Work on Latinx survey
7. Respond to email about longitudinal paper
8. Keep working on qual analyses
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