Better Crypts and Gardens: Gothic Nesting, My So-Called Academic Life, Updates

All Paths Lead to NYC

I've been sitting on some pretty important news for almost a month because I didn't know if I was "allowed" to talk about it. I didn't know if my department chair wanted to officially announce it or if I was supposed to keep it quiet until I signed my new contract. Needless to say, I… Continue reading All Paths Lead to NYC

Better Crypts and Gardens: Gothic Nesting, New York Adventures, Planning, Texas Adventures, Updates

Once Again, Things Change

Life is change. This is an undeniable truth to our existence. Change is necessary for growth and a deeper understanding of self, whether we like it or not. The last four years have brought immense changes to my life: my beautiful Momma died, I finished my dissertation and graduate studies, I moved three times --… Continue reading Once Again, Things Change

Fashion, My So-Called Academic Life, Philosophy and Deep Thoughts, Texas Adventures, Updates

One Crazy Walk-About

Sometimes a person goes out into the wilderness in search of their "true self," or some other answer to a philosophical question prompted by a complete breakdown, existential crisis, or some other disorder or destruction of one's perceived world or self. Sometimes that person is drastically changed by the experience and ends up in a… Continue reading One Crazy Walk-About

Bat Fit, My So-Called Academic Life, Texas Adventures, Updates

Where Is the Curious Professor Z?

Hello, my lovely readers! Hello! It's been months since I last blogged and I'm sure many of you thought that I probably wouldn't ever blog again. I have to admit, I wasn't sure if I wanted to blog anymore ... for a number of reasons. For the past year I've been struggling to keep up… Continue reading Where Is the Curious Professor Z?