Thursday, April 29, 2010

I will survive

With only one class this week and one next week I feel as if I have a bit of a reprieve from academic commitments.  I have done NO study/assignment preparation for the last two days and while I have to admit I am enjoying the break, I think it's produced writer's block.  I have a short essay due next week on any topic and I can't for the life of me think of one!

So, how have I spent my free time?  On Tuesday night I went to a concert with a girlfriend and didn't get to bed until 1.00am after much talking and giggling (something I haven't done in a loooooong time); on Wednesday, we had breakfast at a cosy little cafe, followed by a spot of shopping; Wednesday night I had to catch up on Survivor which I missed the night before (man, I can't wait to see Russell voted off!  Go Sandra!) and today was the day I intended to get the short essay out of the way but now I have visions of chocolate cake swimming around in my head.

On the home/children front, it appears my TD No. 2 has grown out of the "boys are gross" stage and wants to start dating - not on my watch!!!!  My, how the years fly by.  Now I have TWO teenage daughters whose interests have gone from slumber parties to members of the opposite sex!  Yes, a natural stage in life but did it have to happen so quickly?  At the moment I feel as if I'll wake up one morning and be a grey-haired old lady (with a degree).

...Might be a good time to make that chocolate cake and drown my sorrows!

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