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Ugh.

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, but […]

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New Chapters

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 the […]

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A Dime For Your Stories

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 of […]

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The best laid plans…

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. Checking […]