"I hate waiting."

As you might guess, I'm a bit impatient. I had hoped that picking up a pair of knitting needles would help me learn about the virtue of patience... but it seems I just want my projects to go along as quickly as possible.

Friday, July 10, 2009


I feel huge relief, finding out a couple weeks ago that I had passed my doctoral comprehensive examinations with distinction (whatever that means...). My pursuit of a PhD continues.

No new episodes of left wrist pain in the last 2 months. Perhaps b/c there has been very little knitting.

My lemon kitty is doing great. Click on pic below for before, right after, and now pics of my baby. You can see how pink/red his third eyelid is in the first pic, how swollen and frankenkitty he is in the second (2 days after the surgery) and I took the last pic yesterday)

Cosmo's eye journey

For awhile, I was calling him Frankenkitty. But now the fur has grown back, and can't see the stitches.

Am currently working on manuscripts for journal article submissions like a mad fool, finishing up overdue assignments, and prepping an undergraduate class I'm teaching in the Fall.

Last: am SO excited for my trip to Denver next week!! Camp, here I come! An old work friend is also visiting Denver at the same time, so hopefully the old gang can do a huge meet up.

Next post... I swear I'll take a pic of something knitterly to share.


Anonymous Oiyi said...

Congrats!! And have fun on your trip.

7/10/09, 8:32 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

Congrats!!! Hi, Cosmo. *pat pat pat*

Have fun next week!

7/11/09, 8:29 AM  
Blogger Terby said...

Congratulations! Enjoy camp. You've definitely earned a break!

7/11/09, 9:47 AM  
Blogger StarSpry said...

Congratulations!! Cosmo looks great; I'm really glad he's doing so well now :)

Looking forward to seeing you this weekend...it's almost time for camp!

7/13/09, 10:50 AM  
Anonymous Carrie K said...

I'm just as happy to see Cosmo pix. He looks great! I hope he's much happier now.

And whoo hoo on the PhD! No ill effects of the economy on your classes?

7/13/09, 1:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

CONGRATULATIONS! Now on to the next part of the adventure.

Poor Frankenkitty! I like that name.

He does look rather miserable. I'm glad he's doing better.

7/16/09, 9:04 AM  
Blogger Catherine Kerth said...

ALRIGHT!!!!! Wooo Hooo ;) Poor Cosmo, what a trooper. He loves those boxes huh?

7/18/09, 9:22 AM  

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