The first week of school never feels real to me — I’m still having daydreams about break, I’m saying the same things in every class and it’s the same crap I say every semester.
This is the second week of class — and it was a short week for MLK day… and I’m headed north for a fun weekend.
Next week I teach one class, have about a zillion meetings and then I run off to San Diego for a few days of conferencing with military ethicists (it’s more fun than it sounds — smart, nice looking men in uniforms.. warm weather, yummy!).
Once I get back from San Diego, I suppose the semester will actually get started… then, it’s only a few weeks until Spring Break!!
In other news–
- I had a clear cancer check-up today… so, I can still say “I don’t have cancer”… YEA!
- A mostly big-wig in the just war discussion thinks my dissertation concept is interesting. He told me he’s recently published an article that calls for exactly what I argue for in my San Diego conference paper…YEA YEA!
- The mystery of who nabbed my hummus last week was solved… it was an innocent mistake by a good friend…
- I have to say that my pal Andy really is off to a good start in his classes. I’ve seen some of his homework and I’d be impressed… of course, I teach philosophy with stick figures, so I’m not exactly an expert in visual communication principles or photography…
Still — it’s a happy time in my twisted little world…. my students haven’t even made me mad yet.. and no e-mails like this one…