Last night I decided to take a look at my manuscript for the first time since turning in the copies to my committee members. I re-read the preface, and began flipping through the pages looking for excerpts to read aloud at the defense.
And I know I’m writing about grief, and death and cancer, [...]
Friday at 8:30 a.m. I sent “Reconstructing My Mother,” my 226 page manuscript, aka my dissertation, off to the Copy Center where they will print out and coil bind 7 copies for me to distribute to my committee and my colleagues. A part of me is pleased. I have completed the thing that is [...]
Starting next week I will be the official co-host of Duke City DimeStories. I am nervous about so many things…. how many people will show up? Will the stories be good? Will my digital recorder work? and mostly, will I make a fool of myself?
The truth is I will make a bit [...]
I’m neither mouse nor man, but I can tell you that I always have the best of intentions… Photo Phriday, Wordless Wednesday, Mailbag Monday…. yeah yeah, goin’ to hell am I.
Oh, no, I meant to say I’m goin’ to grad school! and feeling rather frenetic at the moment, sort of all over place. [...]
Big sigh. I have been holding this one in for a long time, though those of you in my inner circle (Hi Uncle Bill! Hi Debby!) have known about this for a long time…
I have been accepted into the MFA in Creative Writing program at the University of New Mexico.
So, I’m going [...]