Category Archives: Pokie

Work-Life Balance, A Follow-Up: The Guilty Academic

What perfect timing!  A friend recently shared with me an article from GradHacker.  The author of the article talks about the guilt that he or she feels while attempting to do any non-dissertation-oriented activities. This definitely struck a chord with … Continue reading Continue reading

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Abandoning Pokie (Alternatively: What is Work-Life Balance?

Those of you who know me personally know that I am in love with my cat, Pokie.  She’s a three-year-old manx who had me completely wrapped around her paw from the first time I met her at the animal shelter … Continue reading Continue reading

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