I forgot to do a Currently for the month of August! Oh well. Here’s a little of what life has looked like so far in September.
Current accomplishment: I’ve been teaching as a GTA for a number of years now, but this is my first semester teaching as a full-time adjunct. Hooray employment–and hooray for a job I really enjoy!
Current excitement: Next weekend I’m going to a big swing dance event in Denver called Lindy on the Rocks. 💃🏻 It’ll be exhausting, but if it’s anything like other swing dance weekend events I’ve gone to, I’ll learn so so much.
Currently listening to: “I’m Still Standing” by Elton John. It came up on the radio on Saturday and I can’t get it out of my head ever since. Which is okay for now because it’s a great song. I totally started dancing to the music in my head on Monday while I was teaching. It’s a good thing my students already know I’m weird.
Currently reading: I just finished Where the Water Goes by David Owen, which is a fascinating read, and I started Ogallala Road by Julene Bair. There’s a theme here: quickly disappearing water in the western United States. 🙁
Speaking of water…
Current non-guilty pleasure: Fuzzers and I hung out at his pool on Sunday. I hadn’t actually been at a pool in years, so that was kinda fun.Current food: Tomatoes. What would life be without homegrown tomatoes? (Or locally farmed, in this case.)
Current bane of existence: I’m relatively bane-of-existence-free for the time being, although that might change when my 92 students’ papers come in.
Current confession: Sometimes I secretly hope a couple of students will neglect to turn their papers in to lighten my grading load. Is that terrible?
Currently watching: Should I even include this one anymore? Star Trek: Next Generation, of course.
Linking up with Amanda for Thinking Out Loud Thursday.
Your turn! What’s your current excitement?