Hoooooo boy. It took a while, longer than I hoped, but it’s finally happened. On Monday, February 13, 2017, I handed in the second draft of my dissertation. My feelings about it? Honestly, I’m kinda apathetic…as surprising as it may seem, I don’t feel as accomplished as I did when I turned in my first […]

Another short entry for you, today, my friends, but a good one: I was waiting for a while for a response from my profs, but my advisor just got back to me! He said what I had sounded good, so I should send it over. I’m gonna go over my draft quickly and make sure […]

Well, as the day counts down to the last of my extension, I’ve got good news and bad news. First the good: I’m almost done with the changes I’ve made. The bad, though…well, as you’ve probably gathered, I made some pretty significant changes to organization, and while I think my work is looking much better, […]

Still busy but some good news: I asked my profs and they said I could have a little extension, so the new date is Feb. 3. I needed it..for reasons I’ll get into next week, for now, I’m mad busy! Back to the grind…

Ugh. Ugh ugh ugh ugh ugh. Still haven’t finished up chapter 1. Partially, this is motivation: It’s gotten so much warmer that I’ve been spending more time outside eating and enjoying myself. But partially it’s because the act of reorganizing the chapter seems to be like a “one step forward, two steps back” sort of […]

Originally posted on Zombies Ruin Everything:
For guys who claim to be going their own way, there’s a lot of focus on the opposite sex.

Originally posted on Forty Acres and a Starship:
Since coming back to graduate school, from time to time I peruse Wikipedia history pages out of curiosity. The articles are always ones about subjects far from what I am currently studying or writing about. They serve as a reminder of why I decided to take a…