Craftiness, Uncategorized

Making Stuff; or, I like to crochet…

My pop once said I was like an 80-year-old woman. At the time, I didn't know what to think about his statement. As I have grown older, I have come to love his identification. I have always liked the old ways of doing things. My southern roots run deep. I like to think he meant… Continue reading Making Stuff; or, I like to crochet…

Grad School Advice

Road to Revision; or, Good Writing Habits are Hard to Develop

I'm like every other grad student. I wait. And I wait. And I wait. Until I can't wait anymore. As a deadline looms, I kill myself to churn out crap and slap it on the page. I also hope that crap somehow illustrates my ideas well enough that professors see I have some ability to… Continue reading Road to Revision; or, Good Writing Habits are Hard to Develop

life

I was #Crushin’It…until I wasn’t

Sickness has a way of hitting life unexpectedly. Life moves by so quickly that we all lose track of it. About three weeks ago, life slowed down. During my regular Wednesday night class, I had a hard time breathing. By the time I arrived back at my room, I had what I thought was a full… Continue reading I was #Crushin’It…until I wasn’t