1. I started to get caught up grading papers. I found myself taking on the Chip Kelly slogan: "Win the day." Only, I was saying "Win the essay." I've got to get caught up one essay at a time, one set at a time, one course at a time. I'll get there. "Win the essay."
2. Russell and I went to the University of Oregon and snapped photographs. It was my favorite kind of day for taking pictures: gray, sort of dark, even bleak. On days like this, I'm drawn to the out of sight and scroungy places and I can always find plenty of them at the University. Here's an example of what I mean:
3. Russell and I went to Yi Shen and I order stir fried Vietnamese noodles with roast pork and it was splendid. I especially enjoyed the pieces of pork that had been fried to crunchiness. My last three visits to Yi Shen have been extraordinary. I'm enjoying eating there more and more every time Russell and I go.