- Ralph Waldo Emerson.
I'm done. Thesis approved. Game over. Master's degree: check.
I found out today very anti-climatically in the library of the university I teach at. I sat at the computer and cried for about 45 minutes, packed up my Vera bag, taught an english class, then road the bus home. And so it ends.
This is the end of my (incredibly long and arduous) approval letter from the Dean in Shanghai...