Meeting today was surprisingly productive, honestly. I don’t have a lot to say about it other than that, but it was nice to go to an all-day teacher meeting and, other than introductions in the morning running a trifle longer than they needed to be, not feel like my time was being wasted at any point. I think I’m going to like this job.
Also, the whole day was a constant whipsaw between “holy shit, nothing ever changes around here” and the odd feeling that by being gone two years I had missed out on everything changing. At the same time. Which was deeply weird.
Also, my day started at eight, and I’m tired as hell. Morning coffee is going to go back to being a high priority for me, I think, after a couple of years of it not being especially essential. Also returning to my daily lifestyle: my laptop bag, which as of today contains not only the Macbook Pro and iPad Pro I already owned but also a Chromebook. Because I need to be a nerd across multiple operating systems, dammit! But Google certification for my Clark Kent identity is in my near future, and I’ll be spending a lot of time screwing around with Chromebooks this year, so I figured I ought to pick up a relatively inexpensive one. So: new hotness. I will be The Master of The Googlez by the end of the month.
And then I got home and no dog greeted me at the door and everything was sad again. It’ll be interesting to see how long it takes before I stop noticing she’s gone.