Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Happy Birthday...kind of...

Well, it's not exactly my birthday, but it is my 1-year Ph.D. birthday, and that is certainly worth writing about! It is really difficult to believe that one year ago around this time I was out celebrating the new title and enjoying every second of it. Other than my wedding day, the day of my final defense was one of the most memorable of my life.

So what has changed in the last year? Other than my new job in a new country, not much. Well, I guess there is a new addition to the family...

...but you can see he fits right in.

Hopefully now that I've settled into my new job, I will have a little more time to write here once again.

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I celebrated my PhD birthday religiously (in a manner of speaking) for years, but the 5th anniversary slipped by this year in a haze of other commitments.

Are you going to continue your blog?

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That second kitty is camouflaged very well :)

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Jordan: I'm going to try! We'll see how long I keep it up.

Jean-Claude: Too bad he isn't camouflaged well enough to make it through a nap without getting attacked by his little brother ;)

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hello, thank you for coming back.
I read your blog last time until you stop writing, now you are here again.

Btw, i am in my last semester of my PhD, my thesis due in two months and i feel like loosing my sanity.

Hopefully, i can make it like you did:)

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