Nose, Meet Grindstone

Spring of 2017, I spent my days in hectic motion, trying to keep track of a multitude of deadlines and responding to all the surprise responsibilities that kept coming up (throwback to “please submit a brief summary” emails that came days before said summary was expected, back when I was still in the existential crisis…
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November in a Blur

Oh wow, how is it December already? November went by in an absolute blur of readings and movies. I counted today and realized I’ve read 20 books so far for this thesis! Most of those I’ve read this semester alone. But I’m so close to being done with my research. I have 3 books, 4…
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Fiber Festival, State Fair, and an Inordinate Amount of Readings

Most of this month has been reading: lots and lots of reading. I’m trying to get through a book a week, which is a tall order for someone who is usually super slow at reading. But I’m reading about animals! So of course I’m enjoying myself.


Poster Session? Check!

I didn’t expect it to be, but the poster session felt like a really big deal for me. It was the first time I had really looked at my work as a whole and thought about it in terms of big, streamlined, ideas, instead of being lost in deep detail of individual sections of my…
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The Bookwork Begins

Now that I’m back at school, I’m really diving into the bookwork part of my thesis. More reading and writing, less travel!