As a former professor of mine used to say, “SPRING SUCKS!” And when spring is in its suckiest, the thing I do that’s pretty much just for me – writing every day – had to take a break. Once the final pieces of all that manage to settle out and I have a predictable schedule […]Read more "Unintentional Silence"
We started the final third section of my class on research approaches tonight, qualitative. I’ve always been drawn to quantitative research because I’m comfortable in math-related things, but I’m starting to wonder if my topic is better-suited to something qualitative. It’s certainly a writing style I think I’m good at, the thick descriptions and literary […]Read more "Research dilemma"
I’ve been having to take off in the middle of the day from work to run home and give Kuiper some relief while he’s still working on the potty training. It ends up carving a huge hole in the middle of my days, but it hasn’t really caused too much disruption thus far. He’s gotten better at being […]Read more "Grind shift, grind halt"
K had her baby tonight. He’s precious, and everyone’s doing well. While I don’t think that event was the instigating factor, I got behind in writing here at the same time. I’m catching up, keeping to my post for every day until I can get back into a post on every day. New baby is all about […]Read more "New guy"
We’re doing three rounds in a row of everybody-sings voice class sessions (rather than a handful of people doing coaching sessions), and today was the second round (Friday was the first). Both of mine have gone pretty well, for me, I think. I’m feeling less breathlessly nervous, giving the instructor the ability to critique acting instead of […]Read more "Building confidences"
Watching the Walking Dead season finale tonight, I only remembered pieces of what lined up with the comics, even though I’ve read them at least up to this point (I know I’m behind somewhat on the comics, but not that far behind). The episode was truly riveting and properly tense, and the ultimate pivotal moment was basically […]Read more "Can’t remember what I read"
Zi simply couldn’t be less impressed that there’s a puppy in the house. Bean, while not exaclty okay with it, has figured out how to maintain his claim on his various domains (like the bed). Zi has basically been hiding out in the catio, other than her Rats of NIHM sneaks across to the dining room […]Read more "Cats holding grudges"