Sometimes diverging trails take us very different places, and some trails end close to one another. As I stand at this point, I am taking it all in–excited about the journey ahead. Now that I have passed my comprehensive exams and am preparing my dissertation proposal, I find myself at a cross-roads of sorts. Feeling…… Continue reading Diverging trails
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
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
Sometimes we can get so absorbed in what’s going on that we forget where we are and what we are doing. When this happens we need to find a place to get our raft back on land–to get our feet back on land. It takes a lot of work, but sometimes it is needed.
Stepping out of our comfort zone can be challenging but it can also be rewarding.
Moving away from home for work or school can be tough. Here are some words of encouragement…
3 months can sounds like a long time if you are waiting for something great to happen. But when you have a lot to do in that time frame, it seems like the days fly by quicker than usual. So goes the saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” However, the older I get the…… Continue reading Counting down