Schedule for the spring, because a friend asked how I get so much done

  1. Mondays
    1. Work from home
    2. Prep for my classes as teacher
    3. Read for my classes as student
    4. I really want to try to take a yoga class.  I kind of need yoga or some sort of centering and physical activity in my life … or so says my sizable paunch and aching head that is only cured by caffeine.
  2. Tuesdays
    1. 7 am wake up
    2. 7:45 leave the house
    3. 8:30 arrive on campus and prep for Seminar class (agenda, attendance sheet, activities)
    4. 9:45-11:20 Teach
    5. 11:20-11:45 lunch
    6. 11:45 – 1pm Office hours in Oliver Hall and meet with students there
    7. 1-4:30 
      1. Meetings on campus
      2. Prep for my Contemporary Poetry class as a student
      3. Rest (I actually bought a fold out cushion to do this in my office.  Don’t judge me.  It’s going to be that kind of semester when I don’t have much time to rest otherwise.
    8. 4:45 – 8pm Contemporary Poetry class
    9. 8:15-9 Drive home
    10. 9 late dinner with Matteo
    11. 10 – 12 work on writing for my thesis and my Writing Workshop class (student)
  3. Wednesdays
    1. Work from home to prep for Writing Workshop and my Teaching and Learning I class
      1. Grading, agenda, etc.
    2. 12-3:45 Meetings generally; On occasion, I imagine that there will be some department meetings here
    3. 3:45 Buy a salad to eat during class
    4. 4-7:15 Writing Workshop
    5. Sometimes there are readings.  Sometimes I’ll try to go to the gym.  Sometimes I’ll just go home.
    6. Home by 9pm
    7. 9 Late dinner with Matte
    8. 10-12 work on writing for my thesis and prep for my Teaching and Learning I class
  4. Thursdays
    1. 7 am wake up
    2. 7:45 leave the house
    3. 8:30 arrive on campus and prep for Seminar class (agenda, attendance sheet, activities)
    4. 9:45-11:20 Teach
    5. 11:20-11:45 lunch
    6. 11:45 – 1pm Office hours in Oliver Hall and meet with students there
    7. 1-4:00 
      1. Meetings on campus
      2. Prep for my Teaching and Learning I class as a student
      3. No rest since I can’t be late as a teacher
    8. 4:00 Go to classroom space to set up and spend time with early students
    9. 4-8:30 teach (sometimes class ends at 6:15 and I want to go to the gym on those days)
    10. 9 Drive home
    11. 9:45 snack with Matteo
    12. 10 – 12 watch a movie if I can still keep conscious
  5. Friday
    1. Wake up at 8
    2. Have a leisurely breakfast with Matteo
    3. Work on planning for the week
    4. Take a nap 
    5. Write, research, read for class, editing projects
    6. Make dinner for Matteo
    7. Watch a movie together or go out.
  6. Saturday
    1. Brunch with Matteo
    2. Garden
    3. Work on stuff for the week
    4. Watch a movie
  7. Sunday
    1. Brunch with Matteo
    2. Church
    3. Garden
    4. Work on stuff for the week
    5. Watch a movie
Because someone asked how I get so much done.  

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