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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Pulling a late-nighter!

UGH! It's not even so much homework as it is a case of OCD that is keeping me up way past my bedtime! I finished my school work, and I feel like I have to get the house in order. I told myself in the beginning of this grad-school adventure that schoolwork trumps housework. I think I am doing some wacky self-talk like, "You've quit your job, so you have to do better with cleaning."

Time to let that go, huh? Sleep also trumps housework.

I gave my first presentation of the semester today. My classmates and I -- in sets of two -- presented power-point presentations about briefs that were based on Cornell University's Department of Sociology's initiatives and studies. My partner and I discussed CaRDI, a university program that partners with community leaders to strengthen NYS. I have to say everyone in the class did great work!


~Ms. T. J.

1 comment:

  1. Let's face it as a non-traditional, post-graduate student, EVERYTHING trumps housework. :-D


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