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Early MorningUp at 5:30 a.m. - Hubs working WAY out of town (comparatively, he usually works from home).
5:40 - Shower while David gets Greyson to wake up and move to the couch.
5:45 - Do hair and start makeup, teeth brushed, lotion slathered, etc.
6:00 - Hubs out the door.
6:30 - Makeup on, hair done, get kid into clothes and teeth brushed.
6:49 - I'm dressed, struggle to get kid away from TV.
7:00 - Out the door, only forgot one thing.
|It's a miracle I had time for makeup.|
7:08 - On the road to work/school, 30-minute commute.
7:40 - Drop Greyson off at pre-school.
7:45 - Zip into Walmart to buy kiddo new clothes so he's not stuck in belly shorts and daisy dukes. How DO they grow so fast?
Work Day Morning8:00 - Drive through McDonald's for oatmeal and morning coffee.
|The oooold, very collegiate-looking building where I work.|
|Messy office! Don't look!|
8:05 - Arrive at work, eat oatmeal, drink coffee while...
8:10 - Computer starts up (takes ages), wade through a gazillion spam emails from spring break, and answer the three legitimate emails waiting for me. Coffee coffee coffee, pleasantries with co-workers.
8:35 - Take to the Twitters. Retweet good stuff, answer Tweets, address some personal emails that got lost in the cracks. Includes: bloggers I love, Panels and Book Riot editorial backchannels. Start a blog draft of this day.
9:07 Dive into the fray. Post university's new social media headers, sift through Google alerts, touch base with my employee about her to-do list, set up a social media boosted post for an upcoming graduate event, request some URL redirects, wrangle a rogue dean, second proof of the alumni magazine.
10:33 - Break to call and make Greyson's 5-year check up and an appointment for taxes. Brief Facebook convo with G's dad.
10:45 - Resolve URL redirect issues, scan through to-do list for the week, finally get that Facebook post boosted, random chit-chat with co-worker about our real estate empires because mine is the PARTY OFFICE!
11:55 - Five minutes on Facebook messenger with hubs to let him know I made our tax appointment and our prospective honeymoon dates to somewhere tropical are a GO! Hurrah! He also shared his Audible credentials so I can listen to Game of Thrones in the coming weeks.
|THE chicken sandwich! Image credit.|
Noon - Today I was lazy and didn't get leftovers into a lunch box to bring with me, so go to Sonic for a chicken sandwich, jalapeno poppers, and a ginormous raspberry water because I love their ice. Sit in the quiet of my car, windows open to the beautiful day, and read The Vacationers, by Emma Straub.
Work Day Afternoon
1:00 - Email catch up! Negotiate copy for summer ads, test-drive some social media graphics, touch base with writer-employee about an upcoming speaker series, assign an athletic department press release syndication to one of the student writers.
1:20 - Departmental leadership meeting with Executive Director, Creative Director, Project Manager and myself to set the week's priorities.
2:30 - Hand off alumni magazine copy until the next review is due. More ad copy debate and requests for approval.
3:00 - Popping into #Bloggiesta chat while I multi-task conversations with co-workers and more changes to alumni magazine copy.
4:00 - THINGS. Mostly cleaning up remaining messes from the day and trying to knock a few things off my to-do list.
5:05 - Pick up kiddo from pre-school and drive 30 minutes home.
5:45 - Dinner! Leftovers. We had the BEST smothered steak from the slow cooker yesterday, so we don't even mind the leftovers this time.
6:30 - Play outside, take a walk, wrangle dogs, talk to hubs about our day.
7:30 - Bath time.
8:00 - TV time for kiddo, reading time for hubs and myself.
8:30 - Try to get the kiddo to stop flipping and flopping and sleep already!
9:00 - Read, watch beauty videos, and other general laziness.
10:00 - ZZZZzzzzzZZZZZzzzz