April 4 Day 757: How would you finish this thought?

I know I’ve been too busy when…..

Before sharing some of my answers, take a moment to answer for yourself.





I’ll wait.






I know I’ve been too busy when I finally update my TO-DO list and feel embarrassment for the lingering items that should have been taken care of more than a month ago.

…when the bulleted list of annual achievements takes 5 pages instead of 2.

…when the yard has yet to to see it’s first mowing of the year and the dandelions are beginning to take over.

But most tellingly, I know I’ve been too busy when I didn’t even think about playing Wordle the other day and my streak reset to 1.

Published by Jenny Quinn

Mathematician. Mother. Wife. Leader. I am a professor of mathematics at the University of Washington Tacoma. Mother of Anson and Zachary. Wife to Mark. President of the Mathematical Association of America.

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