a thoughtful web.
Share good ideas and conversation.   Login or Take a Tour!
comment by veen
veen  ·  31 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: November 13, 2019

How are we halfway through November already. Feels like September was a fortnight ago.

I'm still infrequently working on my academic paper. It's basically been short bursts of one or two days of work every two/three months. Did a final round of comments, and now it's now good to go. The four (well-known in the field!) professors that are my coauthors are happy with the result, which feels like a hard-won thing. Now I just gotta process the comments from this round and figure out what the submission requirements are.

Started DMing my first campaign this Monday with a few coworkers. Still find it kind of miraculous that in a company of like eighty people we've found five that are nerdy enough for D&D. It was a lot of fun, but a campaign is a noticable step up from doing a oneshot here or there. Need to step up mah game!

Speaking of work... I feel like I've honed in on the type of work I want to do most, and I'm starting to feel like 2020 could have a lot in store for me in that regard. I've been planting seeds everywhere I can for a bit now, let's see if it works...