Book 20: Salvage the Bones–Jesmyn Ward

This book hurt my feelings. I finished reading it and was pouting. And sad. And I wanted to reach over and hold my dog and cry until he squirmed out of my arms and looked at me like I was out of my mind before he promptly got up and resettled himself on another part…

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Book 19: Their Eyes Were Watching God–Zora Neale Hurston

Even though my Journey to 30 has ended (I hit 30 months ago), I still have some books and dates to finish. I didn’t have a chance to read much right after my birthday because I had some grinding to do for my PhD program and my evaluation job, so my leisurely reading time got…

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2018 Accolades

January Was offered a second contract to do evaluation work–boosts my resume and gives me some extra income to help pay the bills Was the teaching assistant for a master’s level class Worked with an awesome team to conduct some groundbreaking qualitative research on police violence in New Orleans February Had an awesome Mardi Gras–went…

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