Grad school. Coronavirus. Caregiving. Some days you just need to cry and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I am fully aware that I lead a privileged life. I’m one of the fortunate ones for the immediate future but I gotta say, caregiving and trying to wrap up your MFA course work during the middle…… Continue reading Home and Charting with Caveats
This isn’t specifically related to capstone but it is enough of a concern for me that I’m wondering how I’ll be able to focus. Spring break is next week. I’m dreading the return of fellow students on campus the week after. Hello, travel, virus … how can the university even think to have students return?…… Continue reading The Virus. What’s Next?
Sometimes, ok, most of the time, life as a grad student can be overwhelming. So, you need friends who insist you need to get some fresh air or stretch and you need books to remind you that pretty much everyone else is going through something similar and you are not alone. Two books filled that…… Continue reading Two Books That Kept Me Going When I Wasn’t Feeling 100% in Grad School
https://youtu.be/E3-CpzZJl8w “Try not. Do. Or do not. There is no try.”Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back
Hi. This is the beginning of many hopes and goals as I begin another shift in my life. A wee bit of background: I’m in my mid-forties. Right now I make a living as a creative partner for photographers designing websites, books, and marketing pieces mainly. I’m an educator, a speaker, and I’m also writing a book.…… Continue reading Hello