Chances are pretty slim that you will have ANY idea what these two pages are, and why they make me feel accomplished. Allow me to explain.
As most of you know, I'm going on vacation soon, and I'll be gone for almost a month. That means that when I get back to Taiwan, the new school year will start and I have to be ready to start teaching my classes again.
Thus, the two-page check list of things I have to finish before leaving for vacation. I'm proud to say that I've finished all my preparation for next semester, and I'll have a sound mind on vacation, knowing that all my work is finished and everything's ready for me when I get back.
Let me tell you, it feels great to have finished all this work. It took me many many hours in front of the computer, creating lesson plans, worksheets and other teaching materials. But it was totally worth it! Man, there really are only a few things in life that can give you as much satisfaction as checking things off a list. Am I right?