Monthly Archives: August 2013

August 18-19: Scapple; Slow Cook and Slow Writing; A Bump in the Road: My Study Idea Is Not Mine/New!!!

Slow Cooking and Slow Writing So today I am trying a slow cooker pot roast recipe for the first time (pictures below). Here’s a link to a video demo made by Kraft: http://bcove.me/6gbt7b0a. The video can be expanded to full screen.

August 18-19: Scapple; Slow Cook and Slow Writing; A Bump in the Road: My Study Idea Is Not Mine/New!!!

Slow Cooking and Slow Writing So today I am trying a slow cooker pot roast recipe for the first time (pictures below). Here’s a link to a video demo made by Kraft: http://bcove.me/6gbt7b0a. The video can be expanded to full screen.

[EXTRA] August 17, 2013: The Importance of Visiting Your Research Work and Writing EVERY DAY

I’ve read SEVERAL guides on successful academic writing, and they all advise writing EVERY day, even if just notes or freewriting or one paragraph. Having spent the morning reacquainting myself with my thesis proposal, I see why this advice is

[EXTRA] August 17, 2013: The Importance of Visiting Your Research Work and Writing EVERY DAY

I’ve read SEVERAL guides on successful academic writing, and they all advise writing EVERY day, even if just notes or freewriting or one paragraph. Having spent the morning reacquainting myself with my thesis proposal, I see why this advice is

August 11-17, 2013: I Finished My Last Week of Paid Work

Greetings! It’s been about a week since my last post. That’s because I finished my last week of paid work this week and I needed to concentrate on passing the baton and ensuring a good transition to the next director.

August 11-17, 2013: I Finished My Last Week of Paid Work

Greetings! It’s been about a week since my last post. That’s because I finished my last week of paid work this week and I needed to concentrate on passing the baton and ensuring a good transition to the next director.

August 9-10, 2013: Orkanizer.com; Update on Whether Yesterday’s Tactics Worked to Get Me out of Worrying-and-Sad Land

My Writing Problems Yesterday So, to recap, the main problem has been an ongoing hesitance to just hammer out the methodology section. I don’t even want to think about how many weeks I’ve been trying to hammer it out–weeks that,

August 9-10, 2013: Orkanizer.com; Update on Whether Yesterday’s Tactics Worked to Get Me out of Worrying-and-Sad Land

My Writing Problems Yesterday So, to recap, the main problem has been an ongoing hesitance to just hammer out the methodology section. I don’t even want to think about how many weeks I’ve been trying to hammer it out–weeks that,

August 7-8, 2013: Re-orienting to the Proposal ARGUMENT

Troubled Feelings The proposal is an argument. With each proposal section and subsection, one needs to be making his or her CASE for the research being proposed. I’m feeling a little overwhelmed at the moment by all the random little

August 7-8, 2013: Re-orienting to the Proposal ARGUMENT

Troubled Feelings The proposal is an argument. With each proposal section and subsection, one needs to be making his or her CASE for the research being proposed. I’m feeling a little overwhelmed at the moment by all the random little

August 6, 2013: Sunday & Monday & Tuesday, Surprisingly Helpful S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Mnemonic, Level 1-4 Outlines in Idea Mason

Update: Sunday and Monday and Tuesday Some Seriously Needed Rest Sunday and Monday ended up being MAJOR rejuvenation days. I didn’t feel like I had the time, but in retrospect I can honestly say that taking the time out to

August 6, 2013: Sunday & Monday & Tuesday, Surprisingly Helpful S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Mnemonic, Level 1-4 Outlines in Idea Mason

Update: Sunday and Monday and Tuesday Some Seriously Needed Rest Sunday and Monday ended up being MAJOR rejuvenation days. I didn’t feel like I had the time, but in retrospect I can honestly say that taking the time out to

August 3, 2013: (1) Great Find!: Free, Good Article on the Underlying Cohesiveness of Research Design, (2) Writing at the Hair Salon, and (3) Today: Saturday, Oh, Saturday!

Find: Clarifying Research Article on Designing Research with the Interrelationship among Epistemology, Methodology, Methods, Axiology, and Ontology I was a brave writing warrior today (Saturday)! I attacked the methodology section. Dove right in. In the process, I encountered a very

August 3, 2013: (1) Great Find!: Free, Good Article on the Underlying Cohesiveness of Research Design, (2) Writing at the Hair Salon, and (3) Today: Saturday, Oh, Saturday!

Find: Clarifying Research Article on Designing Research with the Interrelationship among Epistemology, Methodology, Methods, Axiology, and Ontology I was a brave writing warrior today (Saturday)! I attacked the methodology section. Dove right in. In the process, I encountered a very