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The Last Day

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Today is not only my last day of vacation. It is the last day of sabbatical, which followed from my last day of maternity leave. And although I have been working very hard this past year (albeit primarily from home) , I must return to my rat-infested office in the bowels of an ancient building, where I will try and guide the lives of a few hundred youthful students. I will still be writing the book, just later at night and crammed between classes. Today feels like a major ending to something, and I hate that feeling. But life had to return to this kind of normal again, and so...here I go again.

  1. Blogger Scholiast said:

    Best of luck going "back to life".. I understand how you feel - spent 3 years at home with the quads before going back into adult life, or supposedly so...

    Happy new year, anyway - hopefully it will be a lot better than you imagine :)

  1. Blogger christina said:

    Well, if anyone can get on top of this, then you can. This really will be a new and different year.

    Happy New Year and lots of love to all of you. :-)

  1. Blogger [eric] said:

    You've been working at home so long, I forgot you ever worked in an office to begin with! Are you a professor or something?

  1. Blogger Devil Mood said:

    It must be quite strange, I don't like transitions very much but you'll get used to it soon enough. And I'm sure being in contact with the students must have some perks.
    Good luck! :)

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Thank you, Scholiast and Christina!

    I must confess, I do profess.

    Devil Mood;
    That's just it; I hate transitions. But if I didn't have them, then I would feel bored and complain that things never changed. So I can't win ;)

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    And I thought coming back after a week and a half away was difficult!

    Good luck to you!

  1. Blogger Chloe said:

    you will find your pace and a month from now everything will look normal and even fun. There will be tiring days but there will be pleasures you had forgotten too. You'll see!
    I'm sure of it.

  1. Blogger Vesper said:

    all the best!!

  1. Blogger Connie said:

    I hope you will be pleasantly surprised by your days and things fall into place quickly. Good luck my friend.

    Talk to you soon.

  1. Blogger Heidi said:

    Goodluck Hugs {{{Cathy}}}} I hope your return will go smoothly for you. Sending you positive thoughts/energy your way.

  1. Blogger Ben said:

    Happy New Year Cathy,

    I've been away and you've been really busy !

    Now you're going back to the office, will you be blogging as much ?

  1. Blogger SkyeBlue2U said:

    Happy New Year! :)

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Tell me about it!

    You are a dear. Saying just the right thing, as always. xo

    Thanks, Vesper!

    It will be fine; I go with the flow.

    I am actually not worried or nervous or anything. I have a large comfrot zone in my work, so this obviously helps. But thank you!

    Your new web site is great! But I can't make comments on it. I guess it's not a blog, then...but a legitimate web site.
    Oh, and I'll be around. I'll just blog from my ratty office, that's all.

    Thank you! :)

  1. Blogger green eyed girl on planet earth said:

    good luck going back to the JUNGLE LOL . I adore that pic of the little one enjoing the funnies , so cute ,thanks for sharing

  1. Blogger Pat Paulk said:

    Yeah, it always does return to normal. Good luck with normal and the book!!!

  1. Blogger Sonia said:

    A Very Happy New Year and good luck to you!

  1. Blogger Sophie said:

    I LOVE the fairies!
    I am late in getting your
    package out but coming soon!!


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