I've accepted that it might be time to move on from my current position to another position and/or another graduate program. Anything that I do next will need to allow me to step more fully into my goal of diversifying the academy.
3. On Knowing when to take the next step
prelude to a pregnant pandemic job search January-March 2020 Something about the start of a new year makes me extra pensive. The last few months have been so jam-packed with novelty that I have not given myself space and time to reflect on it all. I haven't had the time to process through writing, but … Continue reading 3. On Knowing when to take the next step
2. The secret…
... by October our focus was on saving all the time and energy (and money) we could in preparing for Baby Mitchell. We decided to keep the news to ourselves until we were out of the first trimester.
I haven't written a blog post in months. The last time I tried was weekly blog posts for blog-tober but they got derailed when I went on vacation and I never jumped back on the bandwagon. I am still here. Still learning and growing. Heres the quickest life update which requires a backtrack to September … Continue reading 1. Aftershocks
Notes from the Field: Corona Virus Edition
Covid-time fieldwork is odd and makes for very long days. But the prairie has been really pretty beautiful.
Writing in the time of Coronavirus
I’ve had a few different ideas about what to contribute to the blog and what may be the most valuable way for me to share my relevant experiences. I like to call this experience the imposter syndrome x perfectionism classic - the good old one-two of holding myself back because of fear of failure :D. … Continue reading Writing in the time of Coronavirus
Meet our new guest blogger, Anna Wieser! Check back on Monday for Anna's guest post Anna is a geoarchaeology PhD candidate who semi-accidentally started working full time as a software tester a few years ago. She holds a BA and a MA in Anthropology. Her primary interests are being on or near water, thinking about … Continue reading Meet Anna!
New Guest Post!
Friends, I am super excited to announce that we will have a new guest poster next week. Our guest this coming week is Anna Wieser: geoarchaeologist, software tester, and PhD buddy extraordinaire! I'm particularly excited to have Anna write with us because she has been behind-the-scenes of the blog from the very beginning. Most of … Continue reading New Guest Post!
Rafting the Grand Canyon III
Field notes of a romantic geoscientist. I used to love reading about old timey explorers and geologists, the field journals of archaeologists and other field scientists. I'm nosy, and I love the outdoors and adventure. As a kid, I dreamed of going on expeditions like the ones I read about, totally unaware of issues of … Continue reading Rafting the Grand Canyon III
Rafting the Grand Canyon II: a Romance in Photos
Yesterday I promised a mostly photos post, and I swear I'm going to keep my promise. But first, a little context. First of all, you should know that I am a romantic--in the sense of big sweeping vistas and time alone with your thoughts--, and definitely a bit of a nature mystic under all the … Continue reading Rafting the Grand Canyon II: a Romance in Photos