Well, it is THAT day…the first Monday after New Years. While the ‘holidays’ might have been actually over for several days, it is not really back to normal until today. We have all recovered from the overindulgence of holiday eating and drinking. Today, almost everyone is tired, from the lack of schedule, the later nights, and inability to sleep last night. Teachers have it rough today, all the kids cranky and tired. I am glad it is all over. I am not a fan in particular of this season.
I cannot deny that I enjoy the break of not having to wake up every day at 7am, but all the chaos that surrounds that time of year is too much for me. I much prefer the break during March, where it is an actual break, and not just time off to do a million other things. Even summer break is great…..and I love summer, but after nine weeks, I am happy to get back on schedule.
I am not a fan of winter. There is literally nothing I like about it. I do not care for Christmas, I do not like the cold, and I straight up hate snow! It makes it so difficult to get around safely without falling down. And things take longer because if people do not shovel properly, which happens a lot, there are mounds of snow to walk around. Even when things are done properly, the snow plows come and pile it to the sky, so you can’t cut through anywhere. Which means a lot of walking around to get to the same place….five minutes instead of one.
Another thing I hate about winter is all the sickness. While I will admit, I HATE getting a cold in the summer, I feel like that really sucks worse, it does not happen as often. But nearly every winter, everyone gets a cold at some point. Some are not too bad, others are terrible. I am trying to get over one right now, and while it is not the worse cold I have ever had, it is more than a mild one. I hate how everyone is crowded inside, passing their germs around. I try my best to stay away, wash my hands constantly and take extra VIT C if I feel I have been around sickness, but working with the public and touching things they touch often, it is hard to avoid.
Well, that is enough of a rant for today, I must get moving with my day, prep my dinner in the crock pot and get to work…..before I fall asleep….school kids are not the only ones that were up too late during the break and extra tired today……