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By Emmet Rosenfeld — November 26, 2006 1 min read

Stuff I told myself I was going to do over the Thanksgiving break
Write a fascinating blog post.
Respond to the folders from the GMU class I teach on Tuesday nights.
Knock out Entry Four.
Finish grading ninth grade essays.
Read The Way to Rainy Mountain.
Rake backyard leaves.

Reasons I didn’t do most of the stuff I was supposed to do
Pack and play for my nephew was set up in my office from Wednesday to Saturday.
Turkey Trot, 5 mile race through Del Ray on Thursday morning.
TG I for 18 at Mom and Dad’s on Thursday night.
Mount Vernon outing to see the canoe on Friday morning.
TG II at mother-in-law’s on Friday night.
TG III brunch at father-in-law’s on Saturday morning.
Brother-in-law’s birthday dinner at our house on Saturday night.
Neighbor’s kid’s mini golf birthday party on Sunday morning.
Curl up in fetal position with John Irving’s latest novel on Sunday night.

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