I have had the opportunity to witness firsthand the work that goes into a Doctor of Education Degree. My amazing husband has been teaching at Carolina College of Biblical Studies since 2010, and over half of that time he has been working tirelessly on his Ed.D. Degree. I can honestly say this man deserves that Degree to be awarded to him; He can multitask like no one’s business! I get lost and feel sorry for myself when I have too much on my plate. He, on the other hand, knows “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time!” So as we approach his dissertation defense, I wanted to share a lighthearted story I wrote sometime back when I was working in the library at Carolina College of Biblical Studies. It really is amazing to think that in less than two weeks, I could be living with a Doctor in the house! (No pressure, sweetie)!
[Episode #4 from Episodes in the Library]
They say curiosity killed the cat, but what about the librarian(!)? Curiosity is hopefully not going to kill her, but it just might get her into trouble!
As I sat at the librarian’s desk (in the library), trying to do the work of Ten librarians(!), I could hear the professor from his class down the hall and it seemed as though his door must be ajar. As I listened more intently, I could hear all the students laughing at his comments. What is so funny (?), I contemplated. I crept down the hall, trying to be as quiet as a mouse. But unavoidably, the floor cracked or creaked or squeaked . . . it made one of those sounds that reveal you’ve been found out! Sure enough I look up and the professor is glaring straight at me. What am I to do now? Pretend I was on my way to the restroom? Of course! But no matter how awkwardly I looked (shaking my head), he calls me into the classroom for the whole class to gawk at – “Class,” he says, “this is my wife!” Moral of the story: He’s never been that funny anyway – stay in the library!