Sobriquet 58.2

Well, I'm still here, still plugging away at the dissertation, though it hardly seems like it. Between the twelve-hour days I have been pulling at work and the seemingly interminable amount of preparation I need to do in order to teach the five classes I've got going this semester, I haven't had much time to write anything here. Likewise, I have not had a whole lot of time to work on the dissertation, but I have tried to read a few pages of Slow Man each evening before my body decides it can no longer keep itself awake. Once I finish the rereading, I hope to begin putting together the various synopses and filling in the many forms I will need to complete in order to take care of the administrative side of the degree. And once that's finished -- or, more likely, concurrent with it -- I intend to begin plotting out and writing the final bits of the actual dissertation. It still feel far away and I feel pressed for time.

For tomorrow: Read and/or prep.


minxy said…
Wow, you have a very full semester this fall. I wouldn't be able to keep that many classes straight for teaching purposes. Of course, I'm not one for teaching stuff, so I suppose that's to be expected. Just keep doing what you can and you'll get your dissertation done...your busy-ness is just a minor hurdle at the moment. You'll get it done. :)

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