Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Can we please get back to two weeks ago?

So after the long and luscious break, I've had my first taste of work today. Feh. Don't like.

I thought I'd go into the week feeling energized and refreshed, and when I went in the morning, I was. It was good to see my colleagues and students again, what with the chirpy "Happy New Years!" But as the day wore on, so did my zest.

The computer in the classroom lost its network connection, and that threw my lecture plans askew. I gave what I thought would be a simple lab exercise to my students, and roughly three-quarters of them struggled without much headway. And now, I realize that I may have bitten off more than I can chew as far as commitments go...

But please don't mind me. I've just come from a two-week vacation. If ever there was a case of the Monday blues (on a Tuesday, no less), this has got to be it.