I was up at 3:00 this morning, when I didn’t actually have to get up till 4:15. I woke up with an article in my mind, and couldn’t get back to sleep, so I decided I might as well get up and write it.

This isn’t so good, really. I’m sincerely trying to get enough sleep. I was thinking I might go back to bed, but it’s gotten to be 6:00, so it’s too late for that now.

Today I have to print out my online gradebook for my online class and drive it up to the next town to put it into intercampus mail for the dept secretary. This is extremely stupid. The information is all online. Printing it out is stupid. Sending it to someone is also stupid. Not being allowed to mail it, but having instead to hand-carry it is stupid. In the past, I’ve had to take it clear up to the Next County, so this is in its way an improvement, but still…

I also have to take my tax documents to the CPA. There’s some real suspense involved in this. I’m afraid of what I might owe the government, not only from last year, but for estimated taxes for the first quarter of this year. I pay half my income for college tuition, so I shouldn’t really have to worry, I guess, but still…

I also have lots of work to do, but of course this is a good thing. And actually, it might be a good thing that I have errands to do, because I literally haven’t left my house for a week.