I had some time to think over the weekend and I think I will only take one course this fall. That will give me time to read, think and write and not have to rush things.
Only three more deliverables for this first round of courses: a paper, pathfinder and a paper for the other course. The timelines are quite reasonable so I think I will be fine.
It is sad the on-site section is over for this year but I want to see everyone next summer again.