1. Two professionals, Joe and Sparky, spent two hours helping me with Christopher Sly. I learned a ton. The challenge? Play what they taught me. I loved this session. I'm being coached superbly. Now I've got to perform as much of what I learned as I can.
2. I'm almost done with this four day bug. My energy is coming back. I can feel it.
3. One of my best students confronted the dragon of writer's block for days and slew it today. Her last paper arrived in my inbox. It was a smashing victory -- and a splendid paper!