The dissertation is done. But I’m not.

September 3rd, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

The National 9/11 Memorial (still under construction) lights up at dusk, August 4, 2011.


You may have noticed I’ve been away from this blog for a while. Well, at some point I realized that I could not work full-time, blog regularly and still meet my dissertation deadline. I decided to put all of my writing energy into completing the Ph.D. It worked.

I finished in June and took a few months to adjust (and by this I mean reconnect with the family and friends I’ve neglected over the past 5 1/2 years). I felt like I was at a point where I had reached a definite marker. Either the project could end with the dissertation or it could continue. Despite my best efforts to let this project lie still for a while, I can’t help but continue. It’s like a magnetic pull. I just can’t stop thinking about it. » Read the rest of this entry «

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