Well our paper finally made it to press. A mere six months after acceptance by the journal. The copy editors only typeset a few equations incorrectly the first time, which is a small miracle.
On a more depressing note, how about a little academic jeapordy?
I’ll take “Questionable life choices for $20”
A: Graduate School
Q: Where can a person with a college degree go to make 1/5 less than a fry cook at Jack in the Box?
That’s right. Make all the jokes you want about those cullinary geniuses, but they make at least $2/hr more than a graduate TA in the chemistry department here. At least it’s enough to support my Ramen addiction.