After finishing grading early this week, and after working 19 hours the last day of it, I determined to do as close to nothing as possible the next day, and I did a pretty good job of it.
I went for a hike in the snow, watched a movie, visited friends, and waited to recover from several months of mostly working nonstop night and day. I don’t know how long it will take, but it’s nice to have the free time to slow down and try to recover.
I woke up before sunrise this morning and tried to go back to sleep, which failed; and tried not to get up, which succeeded until I thought of too many things I wanted to do. I got up and successfully stopped myself from doing most of them, only doing the most pressing.
In the spirit of trying to do nothing, I will now end this post.