I have been cognizant of the fact that my current class requires tons (100 pages the week before last), and then writing a decent assignment nearly every week. You probably have already read how excited I get when I have to write. Yep. Last week I was on vacation, and was able to postpone the assignment until today (4 days late, technically). I finished it a few minutes ago. Not too bad, considering I haven't finished my notes on the second video lecture. Luckily I have spring break coming up beginning on March 12. Instead of catching up on tv, or embarking on a small project, I will be catching up on my notes and organizing my notebooks, because on the 20th, my history class starts. I am already concerned about how to manage both classes, knowing how much reading I have to do for one, and I just realized I haven't purchased the book for history. Crap.
I enjoyed my time with the family though. And although Romeo and I have been talking about moving back to Texas after retirement, I have serious reservations now that I have experienced the traffic both in Austin (notoriously known for how horrid it is) and San Antonio. After I texted him that I arrived, but I don't know if I could deal with the traffic if we decide to move back, he replied that perhaps we would have to be way, way out of town. But the sad part is, that even if we do, there will be occassions where we would have to drive in either of these places. I'm so spoiled with Albuquerque traffic......even though I've bitched about it in the past (& probably will do again, lol), we just don't have anywhere near the population in either of those places. And that's the thing ~ it's the sheer number of cars on the road.
~I would miss having the mountains just behind our house. And the four seasons. I don't know if I can give it all up, even though I know that it would be great to be near family. And son #2 is planning on moving to Austin in April. So it would just be Romeo and I here in New Mexico. I guess I will not fret about it and just see how things go. It will be at least 4 more years before we would be ready for retirement, so it's not like we have to decide right now....but the older one gets, the less exciting it would be to move that distance. Ugh.