Christmas break ends tonight; tomorrow morning I go back to work. No students, though, as tomorrow is our "teacher work day" to grade all those finals we gave and to assign grades to students. We're done with half of the school year.
When I started my master's program my plan was to take 2 courses a semester. Had I stuck with that I'd be done now. However, after only a couple days I was already drowning, and at the end of the first week I dropped one of my two courses (which I picked up the next semester) and have been doing one course a semester ever since. I'm half done with my master's program.