I have been absent from my blog for several weeks now, and a note of explanation is in order. A good chunk of my time recently has been devoted to applying to seminaries. The amount of time it takes—contacting people to write recommendations, ordering transcripts and test scores, putting together essays, etc.—is daunting. But my part of the work is done, so now comes the waiting. In some ways, this is the hardest part because it’s the part over which I have no control. I visited one school a couple weeks ago and am visiting another one this coming week, and that part of the process is a lot of fun. As soon as I hear “yea” or “nay” from any schools, I will let you know! In the meantime, I’d better go check my mailbox…again.