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Early Morning Rain

It’s 7:39 a.m. and I’ve been up all night again. I usually am these days. I noticed that I prefer working through the night- in dark, quiet solitude, rather than during the day. I’m making tea and getting ready to start on my literature review: I’ve completed my Methods and Results Drafts. The literature review is usually the part of the scientific paper that introduces the hypothesis; which is why it’s also called the Introduction (section). All in all, it’ll be 10 pages or so, and so I’ve been working for weeks on drafts. I’ve never been more tempted to quit! There’s roughly 5 weeks to go still before the semester ends. I messed up by going out and getting a batch of fresh shots. I forgot how fun it was!

This is a collage I made from fresh leaves found in my back yard two days ago.

Helios 44-2 film lens/Canon Rebel XSI/natural sunlight

Available for purchase here

LeavesSetMJ.

Time to get cracking!

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10 responses

  1. yvo

    wow those are gorgeous as individuals and even better as a set! Nature rocks. smiling here and glad you did something to feed your art brained soul. :)) Best of luck on the literature review. yep. 5 week count down. :)) I am trying to stay focused myself. x y.

    November 6, 2014 at 8:00 am

    • Dang it, we can do it, Y-sky! I hope you’re doing well. 🙂 After the last few months you’ve had- you deserve a really big break. Off and running! Have a great day! x

      November 6, 2014 at 8:11 am

  2. Nice sweet gum tree leaves! Good luck with the paper.

    November 6, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    • Leave it up to you to know exactly what these are. :0)

      November 6, 2014 at 8:04 pm

  3. Cracking set

    November 6, 2014 at 6:05 pm

  4. sedge808

    I noticed that I prefer working through the night- in dark, quiet solitude, rather than during the day.

    i get that too.

    November 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm

  5. BEAUTIFUL! This was a relaxing post to read, hehe. Except the literature review part. I’m going to miss the semester off that I didn’t have to write papers 😉

    November 9, 2014 at 4:55 am

    • Man, I’m officially one week late now- my professor is pure gold. 1 & 1/2 pages down- 4 & 1/2 to go- ugh. I can’t wait until the semester’s over- I’m so taking a few years down!

      November 9, 2014 at 5:05 am

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