I HAVE DEFENDED!! DOCTOR!! I have been very fortunate to have secured a good paying government job before graduation. So, happy ending, right? Well, not exactly. All of this schoolin’ has cost my family dearly. School comes with a great opportunity cost. I finished undergraduate in 2010 and could […]
I didn’t get up at 5, but I was out of bed by 6:04 am, which is really impressive for me. Especially impressive when you realize it is still dark at 8 am. 🙁 There wasn’t even a sunrise, just clouds. I will give myself one here: Image I am […]
We are at the whack a mole part of the new paradigm. I spent much time cleaning the kitchen, but haven’t gotten everyone on board yet, so while I am doing something else, they mess the kitchen and don’t clean after themselves. I spent time organizing the living room, meanwhile […]
2014 was not a great year for me. It wasn’t a bad year, but neither was it triumphant. There were no major educational milestones hit, there was an unexpected move, there was an admission of failure on the homeschooling front, there was a desperate need for more friends and socializing, […]
I have reached the point where I want to stop putting things on hold. There is a consistent thrum in our lives, waiting for the next move, the next goal, the next job. If all goes as planned, I will have my degree in two years, and that may very […]
Can we talk about housework? I am truly terrible at it. Here is the thing. I go on this epic cleaning binges, and will put a full week into getting the house top to bottom clean. And then I forget. Just for the longest time. If the Dude didn’t do […]
So, it has been over a year since I last posted. Where have I been and why has this blog been neglected? Well, in that time: I finished and defended my thesis (jan and feb) I created a reading list on 2 substantive areas for my comprehensive exams (March-May) I […]
So I make my big goals for the week on Sunday and then get sick on Monday and have spent the past day and a half lying about in bed, feeling miserable. Yesterday I managed something like 5 1/2 hours of very distracting time online.