It’s been a pretty wild week; by “wild,” I mean that I’ve spent most of my time during the day working, only to stay up too late playing Heroes of Hammerwatch ($11.99 on Steam), a grinding rogue-like, with my brother and friends. Talk about burning the candles at both ends. I also just finished grading a massive stack of quizzes—just in time for a massive stack of tests to rise in their place.
Grading papers is a bit like the mythical hydra in that regard—lop off a few heads, and dozens take their places. It is easily my least favorite part of the teaching profession.
Regardless, the wild week is going to end on a spooktacular note: tonight I’m dusting off the keyboard and, for the first time in a few months, playing one of my legendary (and legendarily poorly-attended) coffee shop concerts.