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Might as Well: overcoming grad school purgatory

Grad school purgatory, as I’ve decided to call it, is rough.  It’s that time many of us experience between our defense and our final draft of our thesis or dissertation, where most of the pressure is off, but you’re still not in the clear.   827 more words


The Great Unveiling

I’ve succumbed.

I told myself I never would.  I’m a Google fanatic.  I love having one place for everything of mine.

But man, WordPress is slick. 140 more words


In for the long-haul

One good Tern:

Arctic tern flies a record-breaking 96,000km return migration, from Northumberland’s Farne Islands to Antarctica’s Weddell Sea, in ten months.

More at http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/07/arctic-tern-makes-longest-ever-migration-equal-to-flying-twice-around-the-planet… 301 more words

Zugunruhe (a poem gleaned from the OFA)

This restlessness
She is on the cusp of
something new
a change      an adventure

This restlessness
She breaks into song
Notes floating into
the purpling sky… 28 more words