Odds and Ends

I try to keep a running list of ideas for topics to talk about for these posts. I do this because my brain tends to oscillate between full of ideas and totally and completely useless; and for some reason, this particular cycle has no understanding of or sympathy for deadlines. However, in coming up with the ideas, there are always some that are too short to flesh out into an entire post. They have just been sitting around my laptop – until now (insert dramatic music here). Read More Odds and Ends

I’m About to Start My Ph.D. and I’m Pretty Sure I Don’t Know What I’m Doing

Suddenly everything is changing.

I’m not exaggerating there. My life is about to flip-turn and shoot off the wall in a brand new direction. After five years staying with my parents, I finally just moved in with a roommate. In early September I’ll begin working on a Ph.D., suddenly thrust from unemployment (I was laid off in March) to full-time graduate student mode. Read More I’m About to Start My Ph.D. and I’m Pretty Sure I Don’t Know What I’m Doing