>Is it procrastination if I’m getting other work done?

>I should be correcting the chapter 1 tests and analyzing the chapter 2 pretests and planning my next Social Studies unit.

Instead, I…

  • fed rabbit and refilled her pellet container
  • sorted laundry
  • washed four loads of laundry
  • hung one load to dry
  • put another load in the dryer
  • started a loaf of bread in the breadmaker
  • unloaded the dishwasher and put the clean dishes away
  • reloaded the dishwasher with dirty dishes
  • brought the kitchen waste (including coffee grounds and filter) to the compost
  • turned the compost (mmm, the compost is such a luscious deep brown…)
  • served lunch to myself and Amigo
  • made beds
  • got the winter outerwear from storage
  • put the winter gloves, hats, and mittens on the deck to air out (to get rid of the basement storage odor)

And still on my list:

  • bake cookies
  • clean rabbit litter box
  • finish laundry (dry, fold, put away)
  • give Amigo a ride to the homecoming dance
  • do the grocery shopping
  • pick up Amigo from the homecoming dance
  • make supper (probably grilled cheese on homemade bread, see above)

Maybe today is housework day, and tomorrow will be schoolwork. That’s not true procrastination and avoidance, is it?

Share and Enjoy !


4 thoughts on “>Is it procrastination if I’m getting other work done?

  1. >Nope! In my world, I call that rearranging the to-do list.

    That is awesome that you got so much done so far today. Everything I got done today(cleaning) has now managed to become undone. Ah, such is life with little ones.

    Happy schoolwork correcting tomorrow!

  2. >Send me the test, I will correct them for you 🙂 I used to correct papers for my 10 year olds teacher last year. I enjoy it!

  3. >Man, do I ever relate to this post! This is the story of my life — stuff that must get done that I don’t want to do (such as preparing for a presentation) gets pushed to the bottom of the list. I like to think that I do this because I work best under pressure and getting all the little stuff done means I have nothing to focus on but the task at hand 😉

  4. >I do not consider it procrastination, rather a realignment of priorites. Family first, work second….well 22nd… you get the idea! 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *