- eaten too much
- been subjected to in/out-law stress and joy
- played my niece's new music on the piano
- engaged in a night of drunken singing with the out-laws and their in-law families
- not done any damn work
- enjoyed myself
- seen a movie (the feel-good tear-jerker, "We are Marshall") and plan to see at least one other
- visited with friends
It is the perfect holiday experience!
That said, the work is looming large and may get a little attention tomorrow and Friday. Gotta give in sooner or later.
I have been reading Obama's latest book, "The Audacity of Hope," which is not earth-shattering, but could be quite thoughtful and reflective in places. It actually is a little boring in places, too, but he usually gets out of it with a story. I like the way he talks about the policymaking process. I may assign the politics chapter to students...
I will write more about it later. Gotta go to see "The Good Shepard..."