What are your plans after graduation? I've been asked this a few times now. It's a valid question, yet I've felt defensive trying to come up with a good answer. I think the problem stems from the fact that I'm not a typical graduate. I didn't return to school eighteen years after earning my bachelor's … Continue reading So You’re Graduating, Now What?
My big news is that I have completed every page, class, defense, and reading required to earn my Master of Arts on May 15. It's been three years of hard work while trying to maintain balance at home, but it's been worth every difficult moment. I'm a better writer and, even more importantly, I've met … Continue reading What’s Going On – April/May 2013
I used to think of myself as unique in a not-so-good way. I thought of myself as different from everyone else because of not being physically related to anyone. Of course, there were people out there who shared my DNA, I just didn't know any of them. I saw myself as an anomaly that probably no one … Continue reading Search, Research, Self, Connection
These first three months of 2013 have just whizzed by for me. Priority number one has been finishing my Capstone thesis, which I'm thrilled to say has been signed off on by both of my advisors. Only the oral defense remains. I'm set to graduate with a Master of Arts in Professional Writing on May … Continue reading What’s Going On – March, 2013
This is the category formerly known as Book a Week. While I still aim to read one book each week, I'm unable to keep up with writing about every one. In keeping with my modus operandi, I'll post about books when I get the urge and not a moment sooner. Over the summer I read three books … Continue reading Recent Read: Three Books by Jennifer Lauck