Long blog silences = impending completion of my thesis. The next two weeks are going to be cereal.
Friday the 12th – Fly to Minnesota, goat roast with my Kenyan field work friends (TIA)
Saturday the 13th – Best Friend’s Wedding (luckily I’m not in love with the groom)
Sunday the 15th – Fly home
Monday the 16th – Drive Ellie to the in laws to reunite with boyfriend and for their amazing dog babysitting powers (14 acre ranch and puppy are a full time babysitting job for Ellie!)
Wednesday the 17th – THESIS DEFENSE
Friday the 19th – Job interview at UCSC
Saturday the 20th – Fly to Chicago for a conference
Tuesday the 23rd – Oral presentation at 3:45. Poster presentation from 7-9.
Wednesday the 24th – Probably still drunk
Saturday the 27th – Fly home
Monday the 29th – Friday September 2 – Prep for two day event!! And also move houses somewhere in there…
September 3rd – Dressage and XC day at WSS
September 4th – Stadium day at WSS
September 16th – All paperwork due to grad studies
This is a good approximation of my affect over the next month
HOWEVER. Bloggers — anyone in or near Chicago between the 21st and 27th of August? I will be there and after the 23rd I will probably be a lot of fun! Conferences are way better after you’ve gotten the presentations out of the way. I’m legitimately not sure I’ll make it through the oral presentation and the poster on Tuesday, but I can sleep for the rest of the week after that, right?
Also, if anyone local is interested in (/ willing to, we need more help than we can get from only interested parties!) coming out to help with the one-day at WSS I can offer you a place to stay over night and the truly magnificent company of my cat, Ellie, and my super stressed out self. But! We will have a beer garden at the event.
15 thoughts on “idle hands are the devil’s playthings”
You’re crazy. Good luck!
Goodspeed to you.
YOU CAN DO IT!! Also good luck at UCSC my alma mater 😀 that place is amazing (and also very very small)
Boss babe! Sending you ALL the awesome vibes
Love your plans for the 24th.
Good luck with your thesis things, and safe travels!
Good luck with thesis and the interview. I think Santa Cruz would be a cool place to work.
You need help the 3rd/4th, right? I might be dogsitting, but the dates are still fuzzy, so if those change I’d drive up for a day. Why not?!
Good luck with thesis and interviewing!
I would looooove your help!!
HOw. Seriously, how? Thats insane!! All that then a show. Superwoman!!
Sidenote Wednesday; still drunk LOL
Dang girl, you’re really going balls to the wall. I LIKE IT haha
Wow! I hope you planned for a week off after all that!
crazy schedule there girlfriend – my fingers are crossed that everything goes to plan! good luck with all the big stuff (defense, presentations, interviews, horse shows etc) and have a BLAST with everything else 😀
I’m behind on keeping up with the blogs, but please tell me you had some Chicago pizza. Preferably Lou Malnati’s.
I did get Chicago pizza (more than once!) but not Lou’s. We were limited to what was in walking distance of the pier for the most part since the schedule was so jam packed!