Category: My Research

A Bricoleur Bakes

This is a story about baking a first cheesecake. But, before that, another little tale: Brad and I enjoyed a lovely breakfast this morning at BLD. Brad ate most of his “Hatch Hash,” but left virtually untouched a small pot

Creating Flow at Work

What does your work  feel like? ☐  A. It flies by. I am totally engaged and occasionally even forget to eat or go to the bathroom. ☐  B. I’m bored, watch the clock, and can’t believe this is actually my

The Single Most Important Lesson of the Latest School Shooting

For the last week, America has marveled at the behavior of Antoinette Tuff, credited as the unlikely hero who prevented the would-be school shooting in DeKalb County, Georgia. As a quick summary, 20 year old Michael Brandon Hill entered McNair

A Crystallized Blog

Welcome to my brand new blog and website! They are both part of my 2013-2014 sabbatical adventure in which I’m committed to (re)creating a multi-faceted crystallized self. For me, this means I am not only fulfilling my already-pledged sabbatical research