It's not unusual for my sleep to be punctuated by hours of thought, but usually I have a hard time focusing. This time I was very focused.
I am scheduled to attend a class in Irvine--a class I really do want to attend. It will totally help with CVSOM and so there is definite benefit.
On the other hand, if I go, I have no time to finish grading my students' Project 1 papers and I get behind on my homework. More than I already am. It means that I will spend Sunday afternoon and evening doing homework instead of taking a day off.
I paid money for the class, and I hate to waste the money.
There is a benefit to taking the class.
There are disadvantages.
It is good to keep my eyes on my ultimate goals and not get distracted by other things.
A few years ago I realized I primarily define myself as writer and teacher.
I need to focus on that.
I believe I'm choosing the best versus the good.
It's hard because I tend to think I can do EVERYTHING!