I can breathe for the first time...Just kidding. After about a year's absence I kinda just have to start over here. Here are the major highlights: I started a new job! 🙂 Our dog died. 😦 I restarted and then quit grad school. Again. 😦 I've gained about 20 pounds. 😦 One out of four... Continue Reading →
Whip out the Trapper Keepers and the Dukes of Hazard lunchboxes, it's back to school time! At least it is for 30-something graduate students who have no business setting foot back into a college classroom. Yet even as I type that I know its ridiculous to think that just because I'm not the "traditional" student... Continue Reading →
I'm not sure the bed is the optimal study area. I'm sitting up in bed with my laptop, GRE books, study CDs, papers, notebooks, pens, highlighters, cell phone, emergency kleenex for my sneezes, beverages, and poptarts spread all around me on top of the quilt and on the nightstand. I should probably move to my desk because... Continue Reading →
Please excuse my fit of panic yesterday. It's just a bit overwhelming when confronted with bits of knowledge that I haven't had to use in years but that I have to resurrect to pass some test, only to brain dump it all once more, never to be used again. Seems a tad bit silly doesn't it? I... Continue Reading →
I am too old to be studying. I do not remember how to calculate the area of a circle. I do not remember what absolute values, binomials or rational exponents are. Nor do I recall the root of the word "circumnavigate" or what an analogy bridge is. I am going to fail.