Day 5: Friday. Busy morning and relaxing afternoon ahead.
6:15am: Wake up, shower, dress, coffee, kids to bus
7:30am: In my office, chatting with colleague on phone
8:00am: Check email and prepare for 8:30am meeting and 9:30am phone call.
8:30am: Meeting regarding personnel issue
9:30am: Phone conversation with woman from England working on on-line submission system for journal
10:15am: Meeting with undergrad student working as teaching assistant for me
10:45am: Touch base with department admins, sign forms, etc.; talk to faculty member leading our hiring process; final check of emails
11:45am: Leave campus for indoor center to drop off rackets for tennis team and play tennis(!!!)
2:00pm: Lunch, post office, bank
3:00pm-4:45pm: Watch women’s tennis match
4:45pm: Get son from basketball practice
5:30pm: Home, go through mail
8:00pm-10:30pm: String tennis rackets
10:30pm-Midnight: Check email, correspond about departmental affairs, schedule meetings for next week
Midnight-12:30pm: Draft memo to dean about department’s hiring needs for next year, while checking eBay, facebook, blog.
12:30pm: Tequila and bed
Total hours worked: c.6