7:00 am: Wake up hungry. Debate whether more tired or more hungry. Go back to sleep because my plane from Kansas got in late last night and I know I’ll want the sleep.
8:37 am: After some weird dreams, decide I should probably get out of bed.
Breakfast (9:00 am): Green smoothie (frozen banana, almond milk, flaxseed, spinach; recycled photo) followed by oat bran cereal topped with pecans, cinnamon, and cane sugar syrup.9:00 – 11:30 am: Release student grades for a recent assignment, send a number of emails related to my thesis and my communications internship, do a careful first reading of two drafts up for workshop in my creative nonfiction course, drink green tea Elevensies (11:30 am): gluten-free pretzels, strawberry kefir 12:00-12:45: Pack bags, ride bicycle to CSU campus
Lunch (2:00 pm): Sandwiches on gluten-free multigrain bread rounds from the farmers’ market topped with homemade pesto, sliced local tomato, and Swiss cheese2:00 – 4:00 pm: Re-read drafts for workshop and write marginal and end comments, finalize draft of a short exercise for my creative nonfiction course, check and respond to emails
4:00 – 6:50 pm: Class
Snack (5:45 pm): Walnuts and dried cranberries6:50 – 8:30 pm: Arrange interview with my professor for the English department blog, stop by my office to re-pack my bags, ride my bike home, attempt to make what I think will be a simple supper and what turns into a rather messy affair
Supper (8:30 pm): Sauteed potatoes and beets, chicken breast with homemade raspberry maple chipotle barbecue sauce8:45 – 9:15: Write most of this post. That’s fast for me, friends. Check and respond to emails while photos are loading.
9:30 – 10:30 pm: Clean kitchen, make bed (I have a weird thing about always making my bed at some point during the day, even if it’s really late), unpack suitcase from weekend trip, write check for internet bill
11:15 – 11:30: Finish writing this post, bed
Do you ever wake up and have to decide if you’re more hungry and need to get up and eat or more sleepy and ought to stay in bed?
How often do you check you email?