Category Archive: Books

What I Bought

My last post gushed over visiting Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon. Today’s post is a report of what I bought while there.   I also purchased a few books at the… Continue reading

City of Books

I am visiting Portland, Oregon, this week for an academic conference and to receive an award for my dissertation (yay!). Yesterday, I visited Powell’s City of Books. It is amazing. It was my… Continue reading

Office

I recently began work as a visiting assistant professor at a new university. I’ve finally settled into my office. My books surround me, and I love the feeling of it. Here is my… Continue reading

I Have a Book Type

I’ve decided that there is a type of book that I like more than any other. It is a book that explores art/literature and artists/writers and that jumps back and forth between time.… Continue reading

Bookstore in Pune

We have met some amazing people in Pune, India, for our research. We also get stopped frequently on the street by young women who want to take their picture with us. We are… Continue reading

In the Bag

We recently visited Capitol Reef National Park as a family to hike and camp. My sister Haley and her husband David are expert campers and hikers and took us there. The park is… Continue reading

My New Favorite Bookmark

I love this bookmark. My eleven-year-old and I just finished Lord of the Flies, and now we are reading One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia. My 6-year-old and I just finished Ribsy… Continue reading

My Best Friends’ Favorite Books

I love and admire many people, too many to include in this one post. This is a list of my best friends’ favorite books. I wanted to know what they love. (I may… Continue reading

Tearing Off Book Spines?

In early January, I visited Austin, Texas, for a national conference in my field. I had a few job interviews for assistant professor positions while there, and I ate a lot of good… Continue reading

My Secret Blog

I’ve had a secret blog for the last few years. It has been focused on what I’m studying in my Technical Communication and Rhetoric Ph.D. program. The posts on that site helped me… Continue reading