The writing of my dissertation was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I’m so thankful that I’m done. It was a long time coming. This presentation and my dissertation are dedicated to my friend Javier Milo, who convinced me to start my program way back in 2010. It’s also dedicated to all those who rest in power. … More “A Hairbrush is Not a Gun”: My Dissertation Defense
Click through for my excuse(s) for not making a video in May like I said I was going to. … More Why I Didn’t Make a Video in May
I’m so close to the end. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I’m on my last lap. I’ve become a master at mixing metaphors. Here’s my dissertation update for today. I’d love to know what you think. (52 seconds) … More Motivational Challenges
It’s really starting to feel real. Like finishing school was this thing that I wasn’t sure I’d ever accomplish, but here I am taking concrete steps to get it done. And it is amazing. I didn’t take a portrait last night, but here’s the real-making one I took right after I received an email from … More Dissertation Update No. 6: In which things get real
I find that I’m a lot more productive and a lot more excited about my work when I engage with people around it. Most of the time, it jumpstarts my motivation. Since I’m having a hard time getting motivated tonight, I thought I’d come here, write a post, and hold myself accountable in a different … More Dissertation Update No. 5
Hello readers! For the moment, I think I’m not going to promise that I’ll post more than weekly, for reasons I get into in my video. I’m working hard. Do help me out, though. I need a new audiobook and I’m stuck between two. If you don’t want to watch the video, there’s a photo … More Which Audiobook Should I Listen to Next?
It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, so I thought I’d pop in for a second and tell you where I am.
As I’ve previously mentioned, chapters 2 and 3 of my dissertation proposal are due by October 31 to my advisor. So here’s where I am and where I want to be by the end of the week. View this post on Instagram Here’s my #dissertation update for this week. Chapters 2 and 3 of my … More Dissertation Update No. 2: This Week’s Goals