So, I set an ambitious goal--get through one section of one bibliography focusing on the Reformation by the middle of next week. This means reading through more than one book a day. And, unfortunately, that didn't happen today. Today turned out to be busier than I thought. I had an unexpected project to take … Continue reading Day One Verdict: Meh
I've heard more than one person say that taking some time off at the end of the semester is important. I acknolwedge the wisdom of this recommendation, but it is hard for me to conquer the feeling that I should be accomplishing something, literally, all the time. Last week, I visited my parents in … Continue reading The First Hurdle
. . . I attempt to study.
It's official. It is now "frogs sleeping in my potted plants" season here in South Florida.
And so it begins. Last week, it finally had to happen. I spent hours looking up call numbers on the university library website. I dragged out the rollerboard luggage (and my partner, Stephen). And, together, we went to pick up the first batch of comprehensive exam books. I think I underestimated the amount of time … Continue reading Here It Starts: books, exams, and, of course, cats