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Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Versailles

Under pressure...So many questions! I don't know why in the bleep I want a PHD in the education of girls!!! I just want some money, travel, altruistic pride in helping my fellow gals on this planet and perhaps a ticket on getting published not only research writing but my creative writing! Is that enough? Do other's have any better reasons for doing all that school? A lot of people say do an MFA since all I do is write and paint--yet I believe an MFA will get me squat in the job department. It won't help me get published and if I get an academic job, it won't lead to much travel or research. So although perhaps it seems I am stretching myself thin, I am in reality only living outside the confines of my own cloistered ego. So perhaps that is what surprises and makes some people question my ideas.
Will take my 3 little princesses skating tonight--pushing Pip's stroller around the ice is an awesome total body workout. Have decided to put "Project Literacy on hold until spring as my face has broken out from all the stress this past week as I am up to my eyeballs in everything and nothing this month! Peter works from 8am-8pm for the next 3 weeks, so that in itself has my stretched. I love my French class! My instructor looks like he just walked from Versailles. All he needs is the high heels and a white wig--I swear, his essence is totally 18th century France!

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