I was so tired last night I didn’t get a chance to post my 12 of 12 before I went to bed, as I like to do. Here it is, a few hours late.
6:19 AM – The alarm had already been going off for 4 minutes. Ouch.
6:24 AM – The parking garage on the first floor my building. Oreo’s leading the way to the pet area.
6:55 AM – My clothes are waiting for me after my shower. And yes, I did set them aside the night before, undershirt and all.
7:29 AM – My breakfast this morning.
7:45 AM – Making sure the playlist is complete for classes today. Mozart? check. Sousa? Check. All-American Rejects? Check. Busta Rhymes? Check.
11:45 AM – I head over to the convenience store adjacent to the Dept. of Music to grab some lunch before my office hour. I decide to give Senor Miguel a try. That was a mistake. I should have known better.
12:15 PM – While waiting for a student (who never showed) during my office hour, I unload my bag and discover that I’ve a lot of grading to do this weekend. A lot.
3:05 PM – Locking up my office, as I complete my first full week of classes (last week was only three days). (P.S. You know it’s my office: amidst Red Sox Nation, it’s the only one with Cubs logos adorning the window. Go CUBS!)
3:40 PM – I live only 2.0 miles from school, yet my commute averages about 25 minutes, no thanks to the Rourke Bridge, which I have to cross to get to and from school. Essentially, three lanes bottleneck into one, then branch out again into three. Here, I need to make a right, and would be able to if the jerk in front of me, who needs to make a left, would have gotten over to the left lane. Moron.
4:07 PM – There’s a Dunkin’ Donuts right across the street from my apartment, and since Senor Miguel’s breakfast “burrito” didn’t do much for me, I decide to grab a sausage, egg, and cheese bagel. This was not a mistake.
8:47 PM – Despite the mountain of papers I have to grade, I decide to take the night off because I’m utterly exhausted. So, I play a little MarioKart Wii. I won a few gold trophies in the 150cc league. My only loss in this cup was due to a fluke pass right at the end, after I dominated the entire race up ’til that point. Stupid spiny shells.
12:26 AM – I spend the rest of the night watching The Karate Kid and The Karate Kid Part II on AMC. Oreo and I are in and out of consciousness pretty much the whole evening. Man, my dog is cute. Too cute.