Category Archives: REFLECTING

October 23, 2013: (1) I successfully moved to Texas, so . . . (2) the proposal got submitted (!!!) Thus . . . (3) I’m back to posting here! :-)

Hi! I’m back! My apologies for the major hiatus: It was time to move to Texas so that I could move into a room in a family member’s house and just write. Very gracious of my family, yes? That meant

October 23, 2013: (1) I successfully moved to Texas, so . . . (2) the proposal got submitted (!!!) Thus . . . (3) I’m back to posting here! :-)

Hi! I’m back! My apologies for the major hiatus: It was time to move to Texas so that I could move into a room in a family member’s house and just write. Very gracious of my family, yes? That meant

[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 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 2, 2013: MAJOR Progress (woot!) and The Single System of Academic Writing (3 pics)

Greetings! Excellent news!!! šŸ˜€ The section I have been running away from–I’ve been STOMPING it today! Oh, happy DAY! I shouldn’t be surprised at what’s enabled me to do so. I’ve known of this method for months and months and

August 2, 2013: MAJOR Progress (woot!) and The Single System of Academic Writing (3 pics)

Greetings! Excellent news!!! šŸ˜€ The section I have been running away from–I’ve been STOMPING it today! Oh, happy DAY! I shouldn’t be surprised at what’s enabled me to do so. I’ve known of this method for months and months and

August 1, 2013: Momentum is good. Still want more writing hours! My face is set. :-)

Wow! I can’t believe it’s August. šŸ™‚ Well, my momentum is good and my spirits are up. One can NEVER be too grateful for that. I took this photo this morning: Liquid Planner was up, I had my Earl Grey

August 1, 2013: Momentum is good. Still want more writing hours! My face is set. :-)

Wow! I can’t believe it’s August. šŸ™‚ Well, my momentum is good and my spirits are up. One can NEVER be too grateful for that. I took this photo this morning: Liquid Planner was up, I had my Earl Grey