I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
Oh my gosh, I’m beat. I ran this morning before class, wolfed down breakfast, taught for eight hours, ran again and then came into the little cabin they have me in, and took a nap until 11pm. Not the smartest strategy, but the rest of my work is done — and I’ll take another “nap” until morning. I’m in my [...]Liza
I’m a single instructor for this WFA course. Just me and 15 NOLS semester students. I got in well past midnight last night and I stumbled around in the dark for a while looking for my cabin out behind the wash house. I decided to run after class was over today in order to get at least 6.5 hours of sleep. It seemed like a good idea [...]Liza
Pancake breakfast in bed for the birthday girl. And a birthday party with lots and lots of little girls and a few older brothers. (Not pictured: 6 more little girls.) Eliot’s amazing piñata: And check out the heart cakes I made! Strawberry cakes with strawberry frosting. The little boy at the end took a bite and told me loudly that [...]Liza
Asa and I read “Macbeth” yesterday, and it made me feel pretty productive when Eliot got home. “What did you do today?” “I read “Macbeth” with our son.” (I did not, however, prepare any dinner.) I’m a bit stressed about Ruby’s birthday party tomorrow. I never worried about Asa’s [...]Liza
Today was consumed with trail camp business. So much talking and emailing. I love it. I also need another day to do my actual jobs — and clean the house… or at least the bathrooms. There are still a few big items that I have to chase down to make the camp work well. (A few = 97.) What’s making me happy: This idea for Ruby’s [...]Liza