Yes, I had planned to be done by today so I could kick back on my day off.
No, that did not happen.
Yes, I have a huge case of writer's cramp from repeatedly writing such phrases as,
"direct quotes MUST have quotation marks around them,"
and...my all-time favorite...
"the complete lack of parenthetical documentation in this paper has resulted in your being assigned a grade of 48. please see me" .
Yes, my expectations for finishing these before Labor Day are taking a nosedive.
Yes, I am cranky about the previously-mentioned facts.
Yes, I'm now okay with not telling B-day their grades until Tuesday.
Yes, that is the last day before the final exam on Thursday.
No, I will not lose any sleep over that.
Yes, I am planning a truly EVIL semester exam...one that includes a lot of material about citing sources, punctuation, and how to USE QUOTATION MARKS.
Yes, that sound you hear is, in fact, my maniacal laugh.