Yes! A blogger who leather crafts, too!
As I’ve mentioned many times in this blog, I’m slow at making things. Everything I do is one at a time and really the opposite of efficient and high throughput. This is one of the main reasons I love making things, and it is also one of the reasons why I have my “day job“.
Life in my day job as a professor at a major university requires lots of grant support, which has become very tough these days. NPR recently ran a series of stories last week about biomedical funding at the NIH. Pretty accurate…and pretty depressing. I’ve been fortunate to be successful recently, but it can still be stressful thinking about the next few years. It is always hard when there is a lot of financial pressure on something you love to do. That is one reason why I like being slow and inefficient…
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