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End of the semester

Well I feel compelled to write something, given that it is the end of the semester. I will, therefore, make notes:


  1. One can tell the student who has been working on her or his paper for a long time by the state of their attire. Sweats and bad-hair-day beanies mean the student is pulling an all-nighter to hopefully get the paper done. The well-dressed student who does not have that desperate look in her or his eye is the one who took more time or (I hope this is not the case) such students just don't care.

  2. Something or someone must be trying to hack WordPress, as my administrator account was deleted. Time to upgrade, I suppose.

  3. The end of the semester is notoriously unpredictable. Our rush days came early this week. Now it is relatively quiet.

  4. I am looking forward to getting back into the classroom next semester.

  5. I feel scatter-shot at the moment.

  6. I have a peer review to write that I thought I had finished. I understand why the editors want more now, but at the time I was under the happy delusion that my enthusiastic acceptance of the piece in question was enough.



Random notes on a random day.

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