Summer update

(I was away so long this time that I forgot my password…)

Yes, it’s that time of year to feel bad about not getting enough accomplished as time inexorably rushes towards the start of another academic year. This time, I really haven’t accomplished much over the summer. I’ve managed to help out a colleague on a project for which I’ll get no credit (not his fault; he probably won’t get much credit either). It may provide some nice student opportunities, if anyone cares. Continue reading

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End of summer

I was trying never go more than a month between posts, but obviously didn’t make it.  But, now that Fall semester is looming ahead like a skyscraper-sized Cthulhu, hopefully I’ll get back into the swing of things.  A few mildly bad things happened over the summer (one of which could have turned out genuinely catastrophic) and nothing particularly good.  Hopefully I’ll get into the swing of things as far as writing, but I don’t anticipate much positive to write about.  You know, good news for people who love bad news.  Hey, wait a minute…

 

 

Civilian

This summer has not been particularly productive.  Circumstances have conspired against me having long, dedicated chunks of time for research.  The course developement has been going slowly, but I should be okay for the coming semester – and hopefully not totally fucked for next spring.  The other stuff keeps me from maintaining any sort of consistency, but maybe that’s finally getting somewhere and potentially could be good. Continue reading