Wednesday, January 2, 2008

The 36-Hour Day: A Roundup

I've been working it over at Work It, Mom!, but haven't had a chance to post the links over here. So, a quick roundup:

I neglected to take enough time off for myself during the holidays, so Life stepped in and made me slow it way down:

Life Teaches Me a Lesson

... The snow started falling gently late Wednesday night.

The baby started throwing up early Thursday morning.

By 10 a.m. Thursday, not only were we semi-snowed in, I had done several loads of pukey laundry, changed myself and the baby three times, and told my colleauges that I had to work from home. It was a challenging day. ... [More]

As if I didn't already have enough to do, back in September I started staying up really late to get other things done. I discovered I can't stay up the way I used to in college...

Project Insanity

... I’ve never been good at just taking a day off and not trying to get a million things done during it. Back in September, right around Labor Day, I starting pulling non-newsroom-related nearly-all-nighters.

I wasn’t out partying. (I wish!) I wasn’t up late reading or watching TV. I wasn’t up with a sick or crying baby. Nothing like that.

I was painting my big kids’ bedrooms. ... [More]

As managing editor, I also "ghost-write" a bunch of articles for the Work It, Mom! team... head on over to Work It, Mom! and check it all out!

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