Anyway, here's what I have been busy with -- our university's preopening activities. There was series of seminars plus a recollection scheduled the whole week. The university community was divided into different committees and I was part of the documentation committee. I have been part of this for 6 succeeding years. This year, I was appointed as the editor-in-chief of the The Paulinian Windmill --the official newsletter of our preopening activities.
So, that's why I wasn't able to post anything! Not that I'm complaining. I love writing and I wrote two editorials. I loved the responsibility and importance of my position too! The most fun part was the people I worked with. Of course, they were writers like me, so in a way, we all had something in common --the love for writing. The awkward part was, I was working with college professors, and I had to edit their work. I didn't know how they took it from a grade school teacher like me. It was actually the reason I was a bit hesitant in the beginning to take the responsibility. I was not sure whether the professors would trust me enough for this kind of job.
In the end, we were able to print two issues of the newsletter with quality articles which I enjoyed to read because of their rather personal nature. We didn't focus on news this time, but on reflections and insights.
I know I was not a perfect editor but I think I did a good job. And I worked real hard! No doubt about that!
Here are some pictures taken inside the documentation room which was right in front of the function hall where the seminars were held. This was where I worked from 8-6 last week.
|Our first issue|
|Nikki, one of our writers|
|Here I am with Jeremy, one of the writers|