Thursday, January 29, 2009

a scattering of the mind

I have way too many things I should be doing right now.

Actually, no, I don't have that many things. Not right now, anyway. Homework-wise, I'm almost completely caught up for the immediate future; I need to write a 4-5 page paper for Friday, which I have not started on, but it's poetry analysis. I have decided which two poems I'm doing, and there will be no more progress until tomorrow, because I can't write good papers ahead of time, I simply can't. I have other things that I know are coming up, but I am feeling way too ADD to make it worth the effort to start any of them tonight.

And there are various other things I want to or think I ought to do, not for school, but just to do. I need to patch my pants, because the patch is coming off. I want to do some stuff with my computer. I need to write an email to somebody, and I need to write a letter to somebody else. I might work on the letter tonight; it's to my dad, and it needs to get written; I'm sure I'll feel better once it's done.

I could just go to bed. I've been tired all day, and it would be nice to not be tired all day tomorrow. But I don't think I'd sleep if I went to bed now. It's one of those days.

This post is pointless. Blaaaahhhh...

Monday, January 26, 2009

midterms already

I have a midterm due/scheduled for this week in every one of my classes. IT'S ONLY THE FOURTH WEEK OF TERM! This is not acceptable, profs!

However, I'm actually not too terribly worried about it. Two of them are papers, one due tomorrow (well, today now, I guess), and the other due Friday, and the other is an actual exam, also on Friday. The papers are only five pages each, and the exam will apparently be short answer, so I can deal with that. I've got the paper due tomorrow (today) done already—in fact, I finished it at like, 4:00 this afternoon (woo, getting things done early!). And I've finished all my other assigned reading and daily work up through Tuesday. So actually, I'm way ahead for the time being. It's kind of a new and wonderful feeling. All I've got to do is write the other paper (poetry analysis—no big thing) and study for the Friday exam (I think I'm going to draw up outlines—it shouldn't be too arduous a task), plus any reading that gets assigned on Tuesday or Wednesday. If I can manage to stay on top of things and not get too cocky, this week might actually be kind of relaxing.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

an important announcement

This is not a waltz.

It is, however, a really catchy song.