Posts Tagged ‘Back to Work’

Today, for the first time in what feels like months, I sat down at a computer to do some long-overdue work. While I usually don’t accomplish as much in the summer as I hope to at the outset, this summer’s move to a new institution has left me feeling particularly behind. It turns out that I vastly underestimated how the lack of an office for two months would affect my productivity. Having a place to get away from the comforts and distractions of home is apparently important for somebody who is easily distracted. This time period has also served as a reminder about how important it is that contingent faculty members receive office space where they can sometimes just close the door and work.

Now that I’ve relocated, with ASA coming up next week and the beginning of the semester quickly approaching, I am hoping to be able to settle in and make some progress on my summer goals.

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