I just sent off my packet #5 work - Yay! This semester has been a lot of old fashioned-hard work! The essays - forced me to articulate what I thought I understood. The annotated bibliography sharpened my eye. The creative work forced me to just do it!! Get it down. Write and see what happens.
All in all - very rewarding. I don't know that I've ever looked forward to the pleasure of just reading so much in my life - that is once I finish my powerpt. for the picture book lecture...oh, and send in my end of semester materials... Okay, so it's not really the finishline, but it's a slow in the pace.