One of my favorite activities, especially in winter, is knitting. In addition to getting a usable item out of it, knitting provides lots of time for thinking… and I do enjoy observing what comes up from the depths.
Author: Jackie Ralston
One Year On, I Remember
Looking Back, Looking Around, Looking Ahead
In the great Rush song Time Stand Still, the chorus went, “I’m not looking back, but I want to look around me now.” I’ve invested several months in looking back and looking around, with the goal of looking ahead with clearer purpose.
Was I a First-Gen Student? (Is the Answer Important?)
I’ve been seeing a lot of posts in my Twitter feed from “first-gen” college students, which got me thinking about my own experiences in academia. My answer is … complicated.
How I Became a Copyeditor and Proofreader
This story—much like how I became a psychologist—has its roots in my childhood. For as long as I can remember, I’ve adored exploring and playing with words.