TALES OF AN ORANGEPEELER
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My viva is next Thursday. Yesterday I met my supervisor in Galway, to discuss the process, questions I should address, my academic future. Sean said I should consider applying for a postdoc and turn my dissertation into a book. There will be funding. 40 grand! The full moon rose above his shoulder, huge, orange, a persimmon I could pluck. I pointed it out, and we both admired it for awhile. I think that's a good omen, Sean said.