TITLE: Proof Becky Hirta isn't Doug Schmidt AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford DATE: September 23, 2005 7:43 PM DESC: I am not Doug Schmidt, either. ----- BODY: ... is right here. I'm not saying that Doug doesn't have a social life; for all I know, he's a wild and crazy guy. But he has the well-earned reputation of answering e-mail at all hours of the day. I've sent him e-mail at midnight, only to have an answer hit my box within minutes. His grad students all tell me they've had the same experience, only at even more nocturnal hours. They are in awe. I'm a mix of envious and relieved. I don't know why this was the first thought that popped into my head when I read Becky's post just now. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that I'm sitting in my office at 7:30 PM on a Friday evening. (Shh. Don't tell my students.) -----