Thursday, December 04, 2003
It's been a long week. I'm not sure if it's because of the long five-day holiday weekend before, or if I'm just feeling lazy as winter approaches. Maybe I need to hibernate. Somebody wake me up when it snows so I don't miss it.
It's just felt long this week, with basketball practice starting and Christmas programs at church and all the plans still outstanding for the holidays. It's like wow-we've-about-three-weeks-'til-Christmas, and dang-we've-only-got-three-weeks-'til-Christmas.
If you're like me (you're not, but pretend, ok?), you've got alot to get done before the holidays, while still leaving yourself enough to do during the holidays. That week right around Christmas will drag on and on, as people get slack and look forward to Christmas travels more than meeting this or that deadline in February. I'm taking a good bit of time off this year - 12/24 thru 01/02 - and I'm really looking forward to it. But the time leading up to that week and a half will be hurry-hurry-rush-rush-lazy around here.
Here are some things I'd like to do well and often this Christmas: