When I was a student those eons ago, Sister St. Cornelia would write on the blackboard whatever assignment needed to be completed for the week. Then she had us copy it down in our little notebooks. This would ensure that we students could not claim that we did not know about it, or any other excuse for not doing the work and handing it in on time.
Sick? Send her the assignment with your mother.
Dead? Leave it to her in your will.
So, today I give a shout-out to that little lesson.
Sister St. Cornelia is not here but if she were, I would tell her that I don't need her to write any reminders for me on the blackboard. I can post it on the refrigerator. Also, I can see the others who tweet -- days before the deadline -- that they've finished their assignment. What? Oh, how I
So, here I am. Thinking. I am kind of tired, though, and I need something that will jolt me into action.