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It's always the same. I see the long weekend coming up on the calendar, and I start thinking of what I could do with that extra day (or days). Usually I settle on one thing; something that I know I can do in much less than a day, and then start doing it from Friday afteroon.
Except that it never gets done.
Firstly, I don't live alone. I live with an annoying–
Occasionally, she'll go into a cleaning mood, and woe is you if you get in her way, even if it's just to go to the bathroom or to make yourself a sandwich.
This brings me to the second thing: long weekends are the only times I worry about the state of the pantry, because I can't eat at the college cafeteria. And for some reason, it's always empty on long weekends .
Lastly, there's the problem of getting back to work after the long weekend is over. No matter how hard I try, I can't internalize that Tuesday, July 5 was a Tuesday; Wednesday, July 6 was a Wednesday, and so on. The fact is, you're no longer in your routine. You have to create it anew.
Sure, people complain a lot about being "trapped" by their routine, but you know something? There's a reason why we create them. If you have to try and guess what to do every day when you get up, sure every day will be an adventure, but you won't get anything done. Literally.
You remember the Independence Day Post? That was the only thing I got done last week. And it doesn't even count because I picked the video out the previous year, and made the avatars over the course of Sunday night! Sure, I read some things I had to read, and thought about some things I had to think, but what did I do? What did I actually produce? What did I actually get down on paper? Nothing!
I hate long weekends!