When I packed things up at work yesterday I also took two rather large piles of papers that needed grading. Since it's the end of the quarter I had a few rewrites to go through as well a large pile of essays that the students just finished.
Certainly all this work has the potential to mess with my plans for a restful, whatever, whenever, wherever spring break. I've walked by the piles of work all day today. Since they have taken up residence on my dining room table I even had to push them to the side earlier this evening when I sat down to eat dinner.
Tomorrow I'll split my two piles into 5 smaller ones and set myself up for getting through the work a little at a time.
Here's hoping slow and steady really does win this race.
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