I'm taking a little time to reflect on the year. The second semester has become increasingly difficult and stressful, but I'm hanging in there. With some family issues and a job as well, graduate school has proven to require much more than a desire for a higher degree. It's taken passion and drive that I didn't realize I had. Is anyone else feeling this way? I think everyone ought to take a minute and post their accomplishments, things they're particularly proud of . It's a good way to