Apologize Later

I just had my first experience of being an authority figure handling a dangerous situation. Let me tell you, it’s scary. A student approached the teaching team to inform us that there was someone stalking and possibly videoing a student in the women’s bathroom. Three of the team went to follow the suspect and call … More Apologize Later

Cafes and Culture

Happy Saturday, everyone! I am one lucky woman and have zero plans for the day. My only plans are to spend the day immersed in really good books and hopefully getting another chapter or two written in my latest novel. Minor Update: Yes, I am still loving Scrivener and will likely be purchasing it to … More Cafes and Culture

Oh, what a day

How do I begin this? I lost my faith in undergrads and then regained it about two seconds later. I was walking to my building. It was the height of class changes, and undergraduates were rushing to get to class. One was in a giant hurry and cut me off in the process of maneuvering … More Oh, what a day

Welcome to 2020

It’s December 30th, 2019 which means it’s time for a post full of self-reflection and cliches. I’ll start by acknowledging that I think this is the very first time I have posted a picture of myself here. What started as an anonymous blog has morphed into something I am proud to take ownership of… a … More Welcome to 2020

Vacation Time!!

It’s been a long time! Time for a 50% photo-blog! I’ve been reading at a much slower pace, and I went on vacation so there was not much time for blogging.  Last week I passed my qualifying exam which took a bunch of stress away. I am finally back to researching and getting data! To … More Vacation Time!!

Just another week

I walked out this morning and instead of being hit with the normal wall of hot, humid air, I felt a temperate breeze. Hopeful, I pulled open my weather app to see what the high was for today. Don’t fret. I was immediately crushed. Today, the high is 103 Fahrenheit and it “feels like” 108. … More Just another week