Scattered Thoughts for Thanksgiving Weekend

I had good intentions of blogging more regularly, but quickly realized that I couldn’t figure out what my blog is “about” anymore. Sure, I’m all about sharing my life’s voyage with all of you, my dear readers …. its ups and downs, its craziness, its beautiful, quiet moments. Many of you have been reading since…

Building the Life I Want to Live

For the entire time I was in graduate school I had one goal: to become a full-time, tenured professor in a supportive department at a great university. I had this dream that I would balance my time between teaching and supporting students with my own research and writing. And I would be so happy simply…

What Have You Done This Year?

Samhain is a little over two weeks away, and like clockwork, my focus moves inwards. A lot has happened this year. On October 7, 2017, I told my department chair that we were moving back to NYC and proposed teaching fully online while coordinating the department’s distance learning initiatives. He agreed and here we are.…