Akin to the traditional elementary-school first homework assignment, I’m going to write about my summer spent in Battle Creek, Michigan, working in brand management for Kellogg’s. First of all, let me gush a little by saying that it was a fantastic experience!
For the last couple of weeks, I have had to be "on guard" against the temptations to shirk (Thank you, Prof. Chuck S. ) my graduate student responsibilities. For the most part, the weather has been cooperative at best -- cooperatively trying to lure me into postponing some of my final papers and presentations in order to indulge in some short-term fun in the sun now that the swimming pool at my apartment building is open :/ Amidst all the lures of life, the last two weeks have sweetly and politely reminded me of this one thing: I am not done...yet.
- Timeline: very late Sunday evening 101010. I see: a pile of unread photocopies due this week; plus I’m taking public policy classes, so the pile is huge. I hear: Hole. I smell: Ange au Démon (don’t ask). I feel: hopeful. - “So what did you do this summer?” seems to be the popular question lately. Well, one thing I didn’t do was write on this blog, so here’s my shot at a comeback with the new blog rules in place, trying to answer that question. -
Well, the school year is almost finished. I almost feel like I'm in high school or even elementary anxiously anticipating the summer so that I would be done with school and also to have a blast during the summer. This summer looks to be a lot of fun, possibly stressful along the way, but enjoyable none-the-less. There are 5 actual class days left. Two of them are finals, then there's a final during finals week. It's hard to believe. It's been such a stressful quarter, and I can't wait until it's over. Here's a brief picture at what my summer looks like: