After three weeks (a bit more, actually) out of the office, I show up at 8:00 am to astounded looks from colleagues. “Oh, you haven’t left for Thailand?” is the greeting of choice.
It is hard to get a lot of work done as I’m feeling swamped by things to-do. About 2:00 pm I head home and work from there the rest of the day, finally hitting my productive peak after dinner. Between jet lag and being preoccupied, I’m losing my mind.
My process for organizing around the house is this: make piles in the lviing room of things that I’d like to move to Bangkok.
Pile 1: Must be moved on this trip
Pile 2: Would be nice to move on this trip but could wait until December
Pile 3: Definitely wait until December
Pile 4: Wait until some unspecified date in the future to move it
I’m sure my parents will be overjoyed when they arrive later in the week to discover piles of things greeting them. Well, it is a method to the madness.