Greetings, Internet! Hope everyone’s staying as safe and well as they can. I’ve been continuing to binge “The Great British Baking Show,” have eaten more pastries and pie slices than I normally do in a given week, and went outside TWICE (once for some much needed #triotime). Oh, and we’ve passed the one-hundred-and-fifty-day mark (yay?). … Continue reading Self-Isolation Diaries – Week 22
Greetings, Internet! Hope everyone’s staying as healthy and safe as they can. Baseball is still around (for now), I am still all about the music (in part because I am dreading the coming semester), and power surges led to an interesting couple of hours battling with my HVAC unit. Daily summaries below! Day One Hundred … Continue reading Self-Isolation Diaries – Week 21
Greetings, Internet! I just got all four wisdom teeth out (partly because it seemed like less of a hassle in the long run, and partly because I am a glutton for punishment), and so I thought, “Now’s a good time to update the blog.” This post is inspired by the Sex and the City episode, … Continue reading The Dissertation Registry
Greetings, Internet! The title of this post might seem odd. I did burn my Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) bridge a couple of years ago, so I might seem a tad hypocritical when I say that I’m grateful for what I got out of my Ed.M. degree in Higher Education. Indeed, over the past … Continue reading Dear HGSE, You Weren’t All That Bad
Greetings, Internet! First, an announcement: My NYT essay, “My Life with Paralysis, It’s a Workout” is going to be included in the anthology, About Us: Essays from the New York Times’ Disability Series. It will be published September 3rd, and I will use any and all opportunities to plug it until then, because holy moly, … Continue reading Onward to ABD!
Academic FOMO (Feeling of Missing Out, for any non-millennials who happen to be reading) is that feeling you get when you don’t think you’ve accomplished much as you approach the end of your summer “break” (to say break without quotations would be a lie). This feeling is exacerbated when you see your fellow grad students … Continue reading A Summer of Academic FOMO