With two jobs left, I am nearly done. I write the abstract – 300 words, half an hour’s easy work. Then… the acknowledgements. I promised myself I’d do this last.
360 words took me three hours. This was perhaps the most difficult and personal part of the thesis.
I spent a long time staring at a blank page, and then this came to me:
Then after a bunch of names of collaborators, the hard part:
Sometimes I think I owe them more than just my PhD.
… and with that, I am done. I need only print the damn thing and hand it in.