but my brain is elsewhere. Reading drafts and papers for my students, pushing through the grind of too-much-reading-each-week, and spending long days on campus is becoming ever-more difficult. My whole self yearns to go outside, to take walks, to read things off to the side, to be creative, to spend time with friends. If I can just make it until the end of classes, I might be able to fit in some fun before I turn to paper-writing. I think I’ll have to, for sanity’s sake!