Monday, April 23, 2007

And a year later...

It's been a year since my first post on April 23rd last year. An interesting coincidence is that this is my 23rd post.

Should I be nostalgic?
Should I reflect?
What didn't I know then, that I do know now?
What did I know then, that I don't know any more?
What has changed?
What hasn't?

The yellow clean room is just as intimidating.
Yet familiarity breeds contempt.
The leaps are in infinitesimal quanta.
The results are pin pricks, not resonating thumps.
The progress I think I have made may just be that: thoughts.
I think I know now why they call it the doctorate of Philosophy.

Here's to the next post. And the cabbages and kings that go with it.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Marriage musings

Forgive me, but this is a real cheat post.

So Phaedrus and I are getting married, and going back to finishing up our respective PhDs in our respective corners of the country for the next couple of years. And people ask, so when are you moving to his place after the wedding?
People haven't heard of weekend marriages it seems. Or house-husbands, or career women or gender equality ...
Ok, well, this is more like a bi -monthly both-working marriage. It's worked this far, dunno why it shouldn't after repeating some vows or circumambulating a fire ...
Plus at least for now I don't have to clean up my Mess (see earlier post). Heh heh.