Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins
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  • Well, sabbatical is basically about a third over, and to show for it I've got ... um ... not much of anything really.  I keep doing all the "other" stuff, and then doing stuff that piques my interest on committees & stuff, which is cool, but ... sigh.
  • As long as we're sighing ... my never-ending war against unread newspapers has suffered another defeat.  The pile today was six months high.  I threw out everything from before January 1st ... which means I didn't read a newspaper from 2008 at all.   I know, I know ... no false guilt, no false guilt ... at least, that's what I keep telling myself.
  • Of course, now my daughter's home sick from school, after being home most of last week with some other bug.  Figures.
  • I really shouldn't just complain here.  But ... that's where I am at the moment. 
  • I wonder what I can concoct for suppertime ...
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