Weeellll not really a flash, more like a twirp in the universe, a blink. I don't really think of myself as that special.
I am now on revision, I think, four of the thesis proposal. I had a sort of breakthrough yesterday so I am hoping, strongly, that this is the last one. I've always noticed that when I work on something through many drafts, I have five or six drafts that are shitty and then there is one last big push that totally transforms the paper. I'm at that push...the baby is about to be born (Interesting note: I had no clue I was using a birth metaphor as I wrote the first part of that sentence).
Still working on statement of puporse of well. Sigh. That one got really shredded again. I'm struggling to not feel like a total idiot. Advisor seemed a bit harsh this time around. But exadvisor is constantly sending me little assurances. So this week, I will hash out yet another draft.
I am supposed to be studying for the GRE. Note the supposed to be. Where I'm finding I'm going to find the time will be interesting. Yeah, I know, get off the blog and study.
Other than that things are good. I'm starting to tenatively outline my thesis. Got a couple of much needed books in the mail. I need to have all my reading done by the ending of this month. And then I really need to be writing at least a couple of