The spring semester turned out to be more of a challenge than I anticipated. I learned a lot about the Biblical prophets, a lot about Biblical archaeology (Syro-Palestinian archaeology, if you like), a lot about myself.
I handed in my final papers a couple of weeks ago. Spent some vacation time with my family and best friend. Read some books just for fun, watched a movie or two.
Now it's time to get back to work.
Not for classes now, but for me. Another thing I learned is some better research techniques. Yet another thing is a more refined understanding of what I want to study and write about, and why.
I've been looking forward to summer -- time to finally suit myself, to read and study and research and write on whatever I choose. Today's Memorial Day, the "unofficial" start of summer. Official, unofficial, whatever. It's my summer, and I'm digging in.