So Close…

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Apparently dissertation writing is not horse shoes or hand grenades. You know the saying. “Close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades.”

I heard back from my advisor yesterday, regarding the second draft of my dissertation. “SO close,” she said. She challenged me to refine it a bit more. Weed out some extraneous authors, follow an unexplored connective thread, things like that. Today I will attempt to make sense out of her comments.

SO close…