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Tuesday, February 07, 2006
Things I would rather be doing than working on my dissertation:
1.) Poking myself in the eye with a sharp, hot, poison-tipped stick. 2.) Eating large insects while they are still alive and squirming. 3.) Cleaning the oven without chemical assistance. 4.) Pouring lemon juice and salt into my numerous paper cuts. 5.) Watching football (and trust me, I am the world's biggest NFL-Hater).
Truly, today has been so dull I could just die. All dissertation, all day. Mostly reading some documents I cannot get my head around written in fantastic German legalese. This chapter is soooooo close to being done. But I've said that before. This time, I mean it. It will be out tonight or else I will be seriously crabby tomorrow. (I'm not crabby very often, but when I am... watch out!)
UPDATE:I sent it! It's 9:10pm and I just sent the draft chapter to my advisors. It feels good to have it out of my hands -- sure, I could've written more tonight, but it really was at a stage where I needed someone else to read it and tell me what else it needs. For tomorrow: play with ST and get the grocery shopping done after our weekend away. For Thursday: revision of the introductory chapter (which is truly, truly awful in places) and then onto the next case study. Onward!