Category Archives: Grad School

Always, Always, Always back up.

I am a user of the Pomodoro method. I think I do will another post about my Pomodoro routine. Planning how long things will take has always been difficult for me. I have trouble getting and staying focused and often … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Saga of Bureaucracy

I got up this morning with such lofty intentions of sitting down at 9 to transcribe data I have collected for my dissertation. (Recorded linguistic data must go through a little bit of processing before it can be analyzed. The … Continue reading

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Knitting

In my last post a mentioned that I’ve been traveling. I brought knitting with me, of course I did. I started Deborah Frank’s Dark Passenger. I haven’t touched it since I started it. Normally, when I go a long time … Continue reading

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Beginnings

I am consistently a week behind with these posts from love your blog. It was hard to come up with something to write for beginnings. I found this funny because I am obsessed with beginnings. I have start-itis. Since the … Continue reading

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Ola! Oral Language Acquisition!

I spent much of my summer at the Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang for short) which is a biennial summer language program for linguists, language revitalization experts and speakers of any and all languages. While at CoLang I met … Continue reading

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Work Jail

A friend of mine has introduced me to the concept of “Work Jail”. Work Jail is a place where you go when you have a bunch of looming deadlines and you need to just get that stuff done. But, unlike … Continue reading

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To sum up, February was busy but March might be busier still.

My big goals for February were another grant deadline for my dissertation. Reading some books and articles for my dissertation. Transcribing and then coding some data for a secondary project. Participating in the Ravellenic Games. Brewing. And, finally starting the … Continue reading

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Glass Bowl #34

School started this week. I’m thrilled about my class I’m teaching. I have new pens (well, pens I’ve not used yet.) These are only a small selection. by

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Start-itis

I am the sort of person that is interested in many, many things. You may have noticed. (Read all the books! Knit all the things! Spin all the fibers! Cook all the foods! Try to be dairy-free! Try to be … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: I’m happy this is automated

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