is realizing that you’ve spent twenty straight hours working on a grant proposal. Fry, meet Brain. Brain, meet Fry.
This kind of talk makes me want to stay as a student for just a little longer. I don’t wanna be an academo if I have to pain my brain on a biannual basis.
Only 20 hours?
Yeah, I just don’t have the stamina I used to where I could make 36 hours working on single topic. Must have caught ADD.
I know… I love this time of the year. I try to compensate for all that brain frying by going down to the shop and drilling holes in things. Being an experimentalist, you might think that means I’m being productive… but alas, they’re the wrong kind of holes.
My equivalent of drilling holes is writing nothing blog posts.
Actually my being mean on my blog directly correlates with whether I’ve just finished writing a grant or not. Grant writing makes me a son of a…
Oh God. 20 hours straight is plenty. That sucks…
That’s one advantage to being a theorist at a liberal arts college. I have no equipment and a reasonable (though not quite big enough) travel budget from the college.
Dave … watch this Rodney Mullen video … starring several of my heroes … it will ease the pain … I promise!
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