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Why do we read? 

in my previous post I committed to sharing my work.

I’m going to be honest, that is a bit terrifying for me.

This surprises some people, especially those who have met me or seen me present at a conference. 72 more words


What Are Your Best Writing Tips?

I’ve been reading and writing a lot the last two weeks. That is a really good thing and a really good feeling. Chapter 3–my methods chapter–is almost complete. 927 more words


Forward motion 

Two weeks ago, I presented my dissertation to my committee members. My husband, daughters, and some friends were there as well. I was more nervous than I expected, but I survived. 438 more words

Life Of A Ph.d. Student/mom

The (re)Start

Restarting. It’s one of the hardest places to be; you’re not starting fresh–there’s a history and, frankly, baggage that come along. It’s not continuing, though. With continuity there’s motion. 140 more words


What I'm Doing With My Summer (Part I)

What’s that you say? Have I been absent from the blog for the past several weeks due to exciting travel to exotic locales, traversing the desolate morains of Iceland, scaling the heights of Peruvian peaks, and exploring the stark desert beauty of the American Southwest? 322 more words


Dropping the lure test

Once the UAV was capable of stable flight, it was time to add the capability of dropping the lure. To facilitate the drop, a HK15138 Standard Analog Servo from HobbyKing was used. 251 more words


Finito! - diss pt 9

It’s done, it’s finished, it’s over. PDF below, will follow up with further thoughts and marker feedback at some point.

Party Stability and Its Contribution to Growth (pdf)