Wednesday, March 16, 2005

The end of my academic orphanage.

I now have an advisor, and by implication, I can't possibly be a complete coward (as it took some guts to ask him this). It feels like I've relieved myself of a great burden, and now I have a specific goal towards which to work ..

[ponders the annoyance of avoiding dangling propositions]

.. but as I've began telling the other graduate students this, they exclaim: "All right! It's over, for you!"

Then I blink, and reply, "The end? It's only the beginning. I haven't DONE anything yet."

At any rate, one less hurdle to jump, though that doesn't mean that more have appeared .. q:

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