I’m waiting on news about my ankle after two tests. In the meantime, I have been so busy at work, with term-end grades and decisions about students’ placements next year, that I haven’t taken proper lunches nor have I had any time outside except on the weekends or the occasional patio dinner to relax my mind. Two weekends ago I did garden work and then read on my hammock for hours. I am not a math person, but it’s all I do this time of year, and it’s making me feel sequestered in a tiny space–my mind in spreadsheets and formulas, my occasional foray elsewhere into social media with more screen-limiting boxes and cages. I long for that trail, and[…]