If you are a huge fan of comics and fandoms, then you might be aware that this week is THE Comic Con in San Diego. That means that anyone and everyone that likes comics can go to San Diego and nerd out with other nerds.
During the world cup, it seemed like that was all we talked about at NIST. So this week felt funny realizing there was nothing to be talked about in regards to soccer. Last weekend was the world cup finale and we all watched it here in the apartment.
After finding out that my project had met its match: the software Goliath. I felt like David in that scenario. This week has been wildy productive, though. My poster draft is due on Wednesday and final (newly updated) abstracts are due to NASA by next Friday.
For those following my activities, every week so far has been full of exciting events, projects, and undertakings. Well, this week was essentially the opposite. I made no plans for the week, and didn't have much going on at work.
Last weekend Jesus and I probably racked up about 40 miles by bike. My backs been bothering me this week, so I started the weekend out biking ten miles to a chiropractor. Then Jesus and I biked ten miles to a football field to do sprints after that.
There’s something oddly satisfying about achieving a qualitative personal goal. It’s not one that’s like “I’m going to learn today” or “today I’m not going to say anything negative,” but those really specific, palpable ones.
The beginning of this week has been rather mundane. At this point in the internship I’m pretty settled into my daily routines. I know what I need to get done everyday and all the projects I have are very similar to things I’ve been doing throughout the summer.