30 December 2007

En Route Austin —

Another holiday season behind us. On my way back from Chicago. Was in Mily for 3 days. Saw Mary, Flo, Kath & Katie & cousin Ann. Josie told us she’s pregnant. This time next year, I’ll be an aunt. Thinking of moving back to Chicago in 6 months is both exciting and scary. Where will we live? What job will Mike find? How will like in Chicago help/hurt our marriage? Kids?

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7 February 2008

The semester feels like it just began because of AWP in NYC last week. It was so much fun being in NY. I got to see Cindy, Gina, Stef — & Jaime & GTK, of course. I hung out w/ friends more than I did the conference thing, but I felt alive (when I wasn’t hungover).

Anyway, this week was an adjustment after 5 days there. Started some revision today. Really need to work on much more tomorrow. I turn [my thesis] into adjunct & Kathleen next week. Everything is winding down.

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