A Pattern: the weather, the season, the flu, the time of month, and the study

  ‘Softness’ (?); person, piles, pleasure, pain, pattern, peonies, power, periods, puff-clouds, ply, pads, pictures, praxis; white. Granted that disorder spoils pattern, it also provides the material of pattern. Order implies restriction; from all possible material, a limited selection has been made and from all possible relations a limited set has been used. So disorderContinue reading “A Pattern: the weather, the season, the flu, the time of month, and the study”

Just your average holiday ‘bricoleur’

So as the holidays approach I am (probably like many of you..) ‘running behind’. My dissertation proposal was to be finished six weeks ago, and my Christmas shopping is not anywhere near finished… Any yet, the important things remain in good order: we are healthy, happy (most days!), and together. So, tomorrow night our littleContinue reading “Just your average holiday ‘bricoleur’”

Literature and Methodology comprehensive exams..

Praxis is the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, embodied, or realized. “Praxis” may also refer to the act of engaging, applying, exercising, realizing, or practicing ideas. -Wiki Well HELLO again! Although I’ve been missing in action here on the blog, I want to assure you that I’ve not been missing fromContinue reading “Literature and Methodology comprehensive exams..”