So, what's been going on this week? Here's Emily, providing me with what is, to her, much-needed notetaking help. This is Oscar. This is NOT our house. Oscar decided to go and visit the neighbors yesterday afternoon (observe door cracked open in the background). He is now under "house arrest." Introducing: the inside of my (tiny) office and … Continue reading My Week
. . . I will move these books from my office to my house.
So, I try to take a nap, and this happens.
As a PhD student, reading is a daily activity. And not just reading, but reading as much as you can as quickly as you can. Training to speed-read is like training for a marathon--each book is a new opportunity to improve upon the overall time it takes you to understand: the author's argument, the sources … Continue reading A Grad Student’s Plea for Standard-Sized Books
Inevitably, working as a PhD student places one in close professional proximity to many important, influential individuals--professors, other scholars, university administration, graduate students, library and archive staff; the list goes on. Arguably, one of the most important professional relationships--if not THE most important professional relationship--is a PhD student's relationship with his or her faculty advisors.I … Continue reading Stop thinking about it. . .
Proud to see my special friend, Anne, featured on Katzenworld’s “Tummy Rub Tuesday!”
Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! Oh, and if you haven’t subscribed to our newsletter yet, why not sign up by clicking here to never miss a TRT again. 😀
Please find below the photos for everyone who entered this week:
Meet the Catma Sutra duo that decided to rub each others tummy. Vist them at Sixteen Tons.
Meet Phoebe from 15andMeowing!
Next up we have another entry of Sonu Singh whom you can visit here.
And meet Maui from Animal Shelter Diaries.
Meet Woody from Learning to Paint! 🙂
And here is Smokey from THEBARKINGCHAIN.
Meet Anne. Her mum runs the Blog Medievalist in the Making.
Meet Henry the cat behind LostCatFinder. When off duty he is cute and cuddly! 😀
And last but not least, meet Bella who was submitted by Greg via email!
And in case you missed last…
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Spring break comes to a close, and, of course, I didn't get half as much done as I wanted to. I suppose that makes this vacation week about on-part with every other since I started this program. Comforting? Maybe a little. Disappointing? Absolutely.One of the things that inevitably has to happen at the end of … Continue reading Back to the Classroom once again. . .