Celebration · Decisions · Outlook · Transition

A New Look

Happy New Years fellow travelers. To mark the new phase in my Adventure Towards a PhD, I’ve given the blog a makeover. Some time change in scenery can help us take┬ánew and brighter perspectives. Advertisements

Celebration · Dissertation · Transition

Graduate, Student

I went from “Graduate Student” to “Graduate, Student.” All my coursework┬áis complete–and now I am gearing up for the next part of this adventure…THE DISSERTATION! Stay tuned.

Celebration · Reflection · Teaching

Words of Encouragement

Sampling of Student Comments “She’s one of the best teachers I’ve ever had. She’s clear on assignments and makes the speeches fun.” “She provides a positive, calming atmosphere.” “The professor was interested in getting the class to learn and grow in this subject, so it made others interested.” “She was always prepared and always made…… Continue reading Words of Encouragement

Celebration · Reflection

Racking Up the Miles

It has been a while since my last post. This entry marks the start of my third year as a PhD Student. WOW! I’m nearing the end of my required coursework and have lots to look forward to–lots of work that it. I’ve probably read more than 60 books since I started the program and…… Continue reading Racking Up the Miles

Celebration · Decisions · Reflection · Transition

Worth Celebrating

Often times we [myself included] don’t really take time out to celebrate when good things happen in our lives. For whatever reason, it always seems like there is a looming cloud of worries that take precedence over our time and our lives. This got me thinking…why am I not celebrating? In the midst of finding…… Continue reading Worth Celebrating