I started writing this one almost two years ago, but put it in the digital drawer because I thought it was kind of obvious. But as more people in my life have come up against the same problems with paralyzing anxiety or decision fatigue, I’m realizing this is actually worth saying.Read More
The end is near.
This week I did my research due diligence and thought about medieval Sicily in a new context.
The biggest thing stopping me from leaving my apartment in Palermo on any given day is how hard it is to open the door. Thank God for scanners and digital editions of manuscripts.
I arrived in Sicily this week, and after struggling through some small mishaps, I started working. Read More
This week, I maybe learned something new, or maybe I relearned something I already knew. Who knows? Welcome to academia. Read More
Oh hey, I got to look at a manuscript this week! And I asked my advisor some embarrassing questions about Latin.
[Edit: Apparently I forgot to post this one, so I’m putting it up for posterity]
This is a pretty short one. Read More
This week was very grindy, by which I mean I did a lot but it also felt like nothing happened. Read More
Week one of archival research in London has been emotionally difficult but rewarding. Read More