Finished Research Proposal

I worked super hard on this last paper of my regular course. I’ll be honest: I was hoping to get one of those awards. I really thought I had this one sewed up. It was very good work. But, I didn’t check the rubric before I submitted and I forgot to add in a table of contents. I also changed my research questions to be more concise and accidentally changed them to closed ended questions from open ended (“will” instead of “how will”). It was a dumb mistake, especially since the rest skated right through. So bummer. It took me a lot of mental work to knock this paper out, but it paid off. I have been struggling to find…

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Too early spring

The weather outside is frightful, And it’s because it’s so delightful. The flowers are all aglow. :( Where’s the snow, where’s the snow, where’s the snow? It has been so warm and wet this week all the plants are confused. We have daffodils already up and blooming 45 minutes away at Colonial Beach, and I’ve heard some early, sheltered daffodils Are also in bloom even here. My parents in Mississippi do not have daffodils up yet. The deer are out causing problems on the roads. It’s insane. Jared went out and started cleaning up my rose bushes and the iris beds. The irises are looking very good and will need to be divided this year. Allowing the New Dawn canes…

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One more class!

We took a cruise with Grandeur of the Seas down the east coast and Bahamas last week, and I didn’t do any work on my classes as I planned. Bummer. I guess I could have gotten that last data analysis paper done, but the 40 foot swells (no lie) were keeping me occupied. We managed to avoid the coronavirus excitement although they did pull all the Chinese people aside the last day of the cruise, presumably for an extra screening. Jared and I did Charleston in style, buying a pair of the famed shoes (they hurt on the inside — maybe I should have saved my $150) and hit the Gibbes art museum. At Port Canaveral we did Universal Studios…

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