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Unread 07-27-2018, 07:31 PM
Andrew Szilvasy Andrew Szilvasy is offline
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Boston, MA
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Originally Posted by Aaron Novick View Post
Today I

put the finishing touches on the first full draft of my dissertation (introduction, conclusion, acknowledgments and all)
found out that a paper of mine was substantially cited in a major reference work in my field
had a poem accepted for publication in Antiphon, my first acceptance in 14 months
learned that one of my good friends passed his dissertation defense
bought Emily Wilson's new translation of the Odyssey.

One could say I'm happy.
And all this happened after having a few drinks with me? Correlation does not prove causation, but, I mean, come on. I don't want to take all the credit for what looks like an awesome day, but we did talk about the Aeneid and Odyssey...