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A Mini Update

December 18th, 2015 at 09:01 pm

I'm almost done grading! Well, almost almost done. I finished my adjunct grading last night and half of my regular grades have been submitted. I've spent a fair amount of time deflecting pleading e-mails and 'shocked" realizations that assignments they forgot to turn in months ago were too late to submit. So--another push tonight and I may move the bar from almost almost to almost. I'll certainly be done tomorrow.

On a minor financial front, I've sold a load of my daughter's things on a local FB list: a total of three jackets, a Christmas skirt, a Christmas dress, and best of all--the Barbie Dream House. It's not so much the $50 or so, but more the physical and psychic space this stuff occupies. And it's just lovely to sell it to someone very excited to have it.

In between, I've ordered and wrapped about half the Christmas stuff, evacuated the contents of the guest room closet where many treasures are stuffed, and hope to get them all in their place by Tuesday.

There's still plenty on my list, but I'll review that tomorrow. Back to the grading.

3 Responses to “A Mini Update”

  1. VS_ozgirl Says:

    I know all about clearing space to make room for new stuff at the moment too! It's great to achieve but the process isn't the quickest!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Selling those big items this time of year does make everyone happy! Good luck with the grading today, too.

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Ugh. Grading. One of the things I *don't* miss.

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