An Anchor, Solomons, Maryland

John Cowgill's Literature Site

Anchor  Calvert  Marine  Museum  Solomons  MarylandAn  anchor  on  display  at  the  Calvert  Marine  Museum  in  Solomons,  Maryland.

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section{DAY 283, 6.26S}

A MAN OF ACTION

RUN: 2.05MILES, 9.5MPHS, 13MIN;
SWIM: 0.6KM;
LEARN: ALIPRANTIS, CH.5, 3HRS;

TYM2: WRITING, 3HRS;
CHAT WITH ZC (DEPRESSED) FOR 1HR;

SSN{WRITING: A TRICK QUESTION}

IT IS A BIT STRETCHED TO MY LIMIT. K IS MY COAUTHOR. BACK IN GRADUATE SCHOOL, WE SHARED THE OFFICE AND HAD THE SAME ADVISOR. HE IS GENUINELY NICE GUY. UNFORTUNATELY, RESEARCH IS NOT HIS FORTE. FIVE YEARS ON JOB, NOW HE IS IN BIG TROUBLE. UNLESS HE CAN PUBLISH SEVERAL PAPERS THIS YEAR, HE HAS NO HOPE OF GETTING TENURE.

I AM ALREADY PUTTING IN HALF YEAR TO SAVE HIS REJECTED PAPER. BUT THAT MAY NOT BE ENOUGH. I HAVE ANOTHER PAPER WITH P. ONE WAY TO INCREASE K’S PRODUCTIVITY IS PUT HIM ON P’S PAPER; IN RETURN, K PUTS P ON HIS PAPER. THE DEAL WOULD WORK, IF I AM WILING TO GIVE UP THE FIRST AUTHORSHIP ON THE PAPER WITH P, FOR P NEEDS…

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