I am pleased to announce that I have finished a full draft of my thesis! It is 26 pages long (not as long as I'd hoped but I ran out of things to say and the energy to say them) and has an introduction, a thesis statement, a conclusion and a bibliography. No serious birth defects, in other words. And I found my way around an informal fallacy that I hadn't been able to figure out how to avoid.
I can't believe I finally finished it. Now, of course, comes all the revising and so on, but that seems very appropriate work for Lent.
I'm off to eat pancakes at church now.