A Partial List of Things I Am Doing This Summer That Apparently Does Not Include Blogging

1) Starting a new job as a supervisor
2) Scheduling a 13-person team
3) Going to meetings
4) Answering email at work during the day
5) Revising the schedule
6) Talking with other supervisors
7) Attending training sessions
8) Planning training sessions
9) Updating the revised schedule
10) Finishing projects from my old job
11) Answering email at home in the evenings
12) Learning new software on which to publish the updated revised schedule
13) Binge-watching 836 episodes of Midsomer Murders in puddle of exhaustion

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7 Responses to A Partial List of Things I Am Doing This Summer That Apparently Does Not Include Blogging

  1. You made me laugh out loud! My sides hurt. Sorry but ALL.THE.THINGS! I’m pinning this to my management board.

  2. KathyK says:

    Congratulations on your promotion! I do miss your posts but few is better than none, I think.

  3. Jessica says:

    I like number 13.
    I am just starting a new job myself in a similar vein so I’ll send you some virtual gluten free chocolate chip biscuits to enjoy while watching people be murdered…

  4. Mari Nowitz says:

    You are a rock star! You have a LOT on your plate, my friend. I’m sending you a big virtual hug! Make sure those daughters and your sweetie give you lots of in-person hugs, too. I find that often helps my work exhaustion. :)

  5. Melissa says:

    Thank you ladies! To add insult to injury, I couldn’t reply to comments for most of this week until I finally had a minute to reinstall my WordPress…so now I am catching up:

    Marge, I have since updated the schedule AGAIN.

    Kathy, thank you! I am excited about the new job and figure that it just means I will have even more fodder for blog posts once I get going.

    Jessica, congrats on YOUR job, and I have a policy of always accepting cookies, virtual or no! Good luck!

    Mari, you’re the best! Family time is always a plus. Thanks for the hug and I can’t wait to get a real one in September!

  6. Angela Dubinger says:

    Mel, I must ‘sit’ with you and commiserate, for I’ve always wanted to share a blog and do the things you do here, but at the same time…BOY do I UNDERSTAND what you’re going through. Best wishes and thanks for all you do to help the librarians!

  7. Melissa says:

    Angela, best wishes to YOU! I’m lucky to have so many colleagues who have been there & can support & advise me! It’s not going to be so new for much longer, and I’m already thinking what blog posts to start drafting again!

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