new schedule

Sorry about the tardy post this week. I fully intend to have it up before I go to work today. I’m starting a new part-time job, which means I have to yank myself out of bed earlier in the morning to get anything done, and today was the first day I succeeded. Hopefully next week…

motivation deficit

We had a ton of snow here in the last couple weeks (very unusual, city and citizens generally not prepared for such weather), so I was stuck inside for 5 days at least. Instead of translating into awesome writing time, this has delayed responses from schools (because campuses are closed thru the region), and cabin…

organization and plans

In the last couple weeks I’ve sent off 11 or so academic applications, so I spent most of my time on cover letters, teaching philosophy, and formatting writing samples to send. I also had to dig up my composition portfolio from my Master’s degree (that was a headache)! Today, I worked on reorganizing the blog…

article progress

This week while fussing with CV and other job application materials, I decided on a title for the article I’m distilling out of my dissertation: Functional Analysis in the Classroom. I really like it, but now I’m afraid I’ll have to go back through and change large chunks of example explanations to fit the title/intro…

post graduation plans

Graduation was 4 months ago now, and I’ve had enough of a break since finishing my dissertation that I’m starting to look at jobs and publications. After talking with my advisor, I’m trying to figure out a way to make my dissertation into a more manageable writing sample or possibly publishable as a smaller article.…