Lately I’ve been trying to wind down from vacation. We came back to find the AC in the house not working; it was so hot inside that we spent a night in a hotel until the AC was fixed.
Also, we need to move by the end of the month, so we started looking at other homes immediately. I think we found a decent one this week, but we’ll see if it happens.
This fall semester is a four-course, three-prep one, with one graduate course, one editing, and two composition. Fortunately, I’ve taught all the courses before, so it’s not as daunting as it was a few years ago. It is the first time I have taught two composition courses in many years, admittedly, but teaching one during the summer has eased me back in a certain frame of mind adequate to the task.