November 23: Thesis Thinking

            Early on in the program, my supervisor, Erin, told me to write down my thoughts. Well, I can’t say that I’ve been terribly successful at that effort, as you can probably guess… Continue reading

Nov. 5: baby steps

Developing a thesis is hard. It wasn’t so hard at first. Within in just a few weeks of my grad program, I already knew what I was going to do. I had my… Continue reading

Nov. 2: Reflections on Becoming a Possible Radical

I just finished writing my second paper of the weekend, and realized that I should really be posting these things! (If only to look back on in a few months and think ‘wow,… Continue reading

November 1: What have I become?

This morning I went for a pre-dawn run. It was 63º out, raining, and the winds were supposedly gusting to 60mph. Two days ago, I went for a predawn run. It was 30º… Continue reading

VT is Pretty

Sometimes, I just want to share pretty photos. And this is one of those times. Sorry if that comes across as a little obnoxious – I can’t help it. VT is just really… Continue reading

October 12-13: Family Fun and One Long Run

I’m officially in the midst of midterms ‘week’ right now, and it’s a weird feeling. I have to say, I’m not a fan of this whole studying/stress thing…but with one book review and… Continue reading

Southern Buttermilk Corn Bread

Adapted from Betty Crocker Cookbook makes 12 servings 1 ½ cups cornmeal ½ cup all purpose flour 1 ½ cups buttermilk ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. sugar 1… Continue reading

Barbeque Lentil Chili

Adapted from the Sunday Telegram from some little town in western Mass makes 6 servings “It’s all about the sauce!” Make sure you like the barbeque sauce, as this is the dominating flavor… Continue reading

October 12: FINALLY

I can’t believe that it’s been over a month since I last wrote. Possibly even more embarrassingly, it’s been over two weeks (at least) since I promised to send my friend recipes for… Continue reading

September 2: Garden! Yay!

Today, I gardened. And it was great.   When I first visited UVM, I was taken to lunch by one of the recent grads. Florence and I connected pretty quickly and we stayed… Continue reading