It rained early this morning, coming in with an artillery-fire boom, and it’s stayed cool (comparatively) and grey – something completely different from the last three weeks.

The neighbors’ golden locust tree.

I finished the paper. I’ve had my head down, not looking outside of working on it.

I stopped off to get my mentor’s approval signature, and he made some casual comments about did he need to contact the McNair people, or could he just submit it for publication, if the opportunity arose?

My brain is still melting. I’ll link it once it gets put up on the McNair site.