When I applied for this grant to write a textbook, I was living alone, and the department wasn't understaffed. Now, I'm supporting two other people, and teaching overload without overload pay having been processed yet. The book is probably about 30% done, and has been sitting there for months.
Now that things have calmed down, I feel like things are finally turning around. Spring is coming. The wheel continues to turn. There are kind and good people in this world. 1/2
Through it all, I am still here, and I'm still somehow happy with my life. I will finish this book. I will turn my work situation around. Things will improve, because they already are improving. I know the rough patch is temporary.
Everyone who has been a part of this journey, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.
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