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Living - June 13, 2008

The 411: Enjoy the moment along the way

by Katharine O'Hara

For 12 years now I have completed hundreds of homework assignments, written essay after essay, and taken test after test, because somewhere in the back of my mind I know I am doing it all for a reason. School years typically end in some stressful climax of final projects and exams, and students have worked so many long and hard hours that burnout is inevitable if summer does not come soon. Summer always seems to come in the nick of time, but before we know it we are back to the old grind come fall. And so it goes that we push our rock, just as Sisyphus so gruelingly did, to the top of the mountain, only to have it come tumbling back down and have to do it all over again.

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