We're a few short weeks away from the end of the semester now, and things are heating up. I'm working on an abstract to submit to the Midwest MLA. This one's an abstract on a US author, so I'm a little out of my league about it. But I think the basic idea is good.
Yesterday, I had another guy out to do an energy evaluation of the house prior to all the work of roofing and adding insulation. I had to have another guy because the insulation company says that the only way to apply for a rebate is to have someone through this specific program out. They didn't charge me, but I'm sure it's in the total somehow.
This guy, he irritated me. He was one of those pat the shoulder of the idiot woman types. And he kept suggesting more and more work. I'm on edge anyway, since I've dipped pretty substantially into savings to have this work done. (I know that's what the savings are for, that's why I've been saving, but it's a substrantial dip. On the other hand, it's so cool that I can sell mutual fund shares via the internet and have the money show up in my bank account.)
Between the house and the paycuts around here, I'm applying for several project things on campus over the summer based on meeting my interests and getting some extra money.
So far I have one confirmed, have applied for another, and am in the process of applying for a third thing. It's going to be busy!