Beginning of the End

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IvestartedwhatIhopeandprayismylastsemesterofgraduateschool。

AsItoilawayatmydissertation,ImalsotakingthefinalliteratureclassIneedformydegree。

Partoftheclassrequirementsincludesmyrecitationof20-30linesfromChaucer。

Imadeptatreading(andtranslatingtomodernEnglish)himinMiddleEnglishasItookanundergradindependentstudyinordertolearnthishandylittleskill。

Thepronunciationpart?

Notmyforte。

LuckilyIhaveafairearforaccents,andBlog-freeKimiswillingtorevisitherundergradChaucerdaystohelpmealong。

RecordingsfrommyprofessorandothersthatIvefoundonlineshouldhelp,too。

Yesterdaymorningaftertheearlydogwalk,IcrawledbackintothecozybedwithNeal。

Wegottotalkingaboutwhatsinstoreformethissemester,aswellaswhatIplantodowithmyselfaftergraduation(knockwood,fingerscrossed)。

TheideaofaPh。

D。

oralawdegreewasmentioned,andwhileIlovetolearn,ImjustSOdonewithbeingastudent。

Atleastforawhile。

Ilongforfreetimetopursueotherpartsofmylifeandotherinterests。

Ayearfromnow,though?

Illprobablybealloh,howImissschool。

Remindmeofthatpostwhenyouhearthatfromme,willya?

Imonlyaweekintothesemester,andalreadyImlongingforMay。