I recently came across the Duke University study that concludes that women need more sleep than men do and that sleep deprivation causes greater physical and emotional stress in women than in men. I immediately forwarded it . . .
“Why are you getting your doctorate?” “You’re nuts!” “I’d never do that.” I’m two years into the process of pursuing my doctorate and when I hear comments like these, they make me pause and consider . . .
Yesterday, I was tired. God, I was so tired and fed up with work. Squabbles, self-centered shirking, decisions made by cronies instead of qualified people, endless stacks of papers to grade, entitled students . . .