Monthly Archives: October 2013

5k and Fieldwork… a Blogpost Double Header

Today, Mark and I ran our first 5k.  I was a bit apprehensive because I didn’t feel like I trained hard enough and I still had some pulled muscles which I knew would make the run less than pleasant.  Early … Continue reading

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Ready to Run

In 2 days I will be completing my first 5k.  I started training a little over 2 months ago.  Running a 5k is something that I’ve always wanted to do; it was something, that if accomplished, I feel would say … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Play on the Go-Karts

This past week was one hell of a roller coaster ride.  Let me preface the post by indicating I don’t like roller coasters; they remind me I need be on a diet, they’re scary, expensive, and little kids toss their … Continue reading

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I got the Golden Ticket!!!

Yesterday was the answer to my research prayers. I am going to go out on a limb and say I’m officially an ethnographer.  It’s the method I’m using for my research, it makes sense to me, and I enjoy the … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

Today, I was able to stay at my friend’s house instead of commuting back and forth to Edinburgh.  I enjoy the commute, but I must admit after a full week of catching up with friends, professors, local baristas, and all … Continue reading

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I passed!!!

Today was the day of my Board Paper Defense.  It was a monumental day because it signified the process of me transforming from a phd student to a Doctoral Candidate.  It’s a process that had I not succeeded in I … Continue reading

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Safe and Sound

Yesterday, I finally made it to Edinburgh.  Both flights were exceptionally turbulent and a strange man slept in my lap for 9 hours on one of them (despite me pushing him off, he still wanted to be my cuddle bud … Continue reading

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