As a jumpstart in my writerly life, I am participating in a 30-day challenge to reflectively write at least 150 words and then post online. We’ve since expanded on the idea with international colleagues into #modigiwri. Join us and here goes! So, I am supposed to be writing and posting at least 150 words a day, and I have some lovely colleagues who have taken … Continue reading Nothing to Write Home About
A few threads: Last week Hurricane Sandy destroyed dreams and lives. Of lesser importance, it also hijacked the NYC Marathon. I was set to run it as a celebration of my birthday and with the intense training I invested, I aimed to triumph over my younger self with a PR. The disappointment of the cancellation was nothing compared to the suffering of dear friends and perfect strangers. … Continue reading Un/Sanctioned Play
I take the idea of “conversation” seriously. In fact, I just tweeted about it this week. For a whole week I was stuck trying to figure out how to frame a very small passage of my dissertation. It wasn’t until I was talking to a friend about his dissertation —> that led me to read something —> that got me thinking about a whole new … Continue reading Poll: Up for Conversation?