Preparing for defense is bad for blogging business

It is. Not that I’m extremely stressed, I just don’t have much to say that I haven’t already said, which is telling about my feeling of being “done”. I had a plan to write a few posts with questions that I might get at the defense, and my answers, but I think I will write a…

“Where the women at?”

A few weeks ago I spent a lot of time attending PhD defenses, as it was that time of the year (end of semester, start of summer). My friend and office mate defended his thesis on artificial recharge of ground water in Iran, and a female colleague at dep. of Physical Geography defended her thesis on…