It has been over two years since I defended my dissertation. Much has happened since that day. I am five months into a new call, which I love. Yet, I have a confession to make. I miss being in school. Sometimes, when I get a little stressed, or over-peopled (I am an introvert, remember), I […]
Helpful tools I’ve found along the way to make the scholarly life more efficient and sharable.
I defended the dissertation last Friday. That was an interesting experience. It was, for the most part, a very life-giving and affirming event. There were a couple moments when I felt like I was getting punched in the gut, but, I guess that’s part of the process. (think Klingon pain stick ritual) The three members […]
OK, nothing on the web is every really finished. Plus, I am a compulsive tinkerer when it comes to my website. Yet, I have successfully posted every piece of my dissertation on the site, along with four years worth of research. If you would like to read the dissertation in its text-based, linear form, view […]
I made a bold step today and dismantled my dissertation. My advisor said that the current draft is like a jigsaw puzzle. I have most of the pieces, but they need to be rearranged. I am a visual thinker, so the best way that I can think of dismantling and reshuffling a document is to […]