Watershed moments happen all the time. Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address. The completion of the Panama Canal. Polyester leisure suits going out of style. Watershed moments come silently, but over the long haul have an extraordinary significance.
With my completion of comps and doctoral coursework last week, I am starting to sense a watershed moment has occurred in my life. Could I actually be done signing up for classes, working hard for grades, and trying to get finished with another degree? Sure, I have to write a honk’n dissertation, but that is on my own time, on my own pace. The days of Spring, Fall, Summer semesters have come to a close.