- a vase of tulips sitting by my computer reminds me of the tulip fields near my childhood home
- feeling like I really really want to get this paper done and deciding to sit down and do it
- innumerable cups of steaming hot tea keep me encouraged
and . . .
my supervisor calls me into his office to tell me about a project he will be working on with my practicum supervisor from last summer and the head of a policy agency I have always wanted to work with. he tells me there is lots of funding available for students and suggest this would make a great PhD project
WHAT?!?!?! (I manage not to fall off my chair)