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 … Continue reading My Week
. . . I will move these books from my office to my house. Continue reading Somehow. . .
So, I try to take a nap, and this happens. Continue reading Naptime
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. … Continue reading Stop thinking about it. . .
Proud to see my special friend, Anne, featured on Katzenworld’s “Tummy Rub Tuesday!” Continue reading Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 33)
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 … Continue reading Back to the Classroom once again. . .