Posts by: dawn

wish you were here: digital postcard

Last week I was talking to a friend about the research I'm interested in; we were discussing postcards and the Postsecret phenomenon. Then she asked me if my photography posts…

writing accountability

I have been trying to find ways to make myself more attentive to my writing habits (which have been dismal to be honest). I suffer from that perennial problem of…

toys

In case you haven't heard me yell it from the rooftops, I got the Motorola Droid that runs the Android operating system. I've dropped my landline and am focusing my…

the looking glass

This is a presentation I'll be giving on identity of the self in a psychology class this week. I know, I know. I used Foucault. How could I not since…

the collateral of words

On twitter and facebook I recently wrote: Words have become my main form of collateral, and now I think I fear using them. It's more than writer's block. It's about…

beating a drum

Last week, on The Daily Show, Samantha Bee did a segment on Male Inequality. I laughed. I did. I know, highly insensitive and inappropriate of me. It reminded me of…

shameless self promotion

I've never been really good at promoting myself. It embarasses me. I have a hard time with it because I feel like it puts me in the spotlight too much,…

alligator

Alligator: A Novel by Lisa Moore My rating: 3 of 5 stars I listened to this on the Between the Covers podcast. The narrator was excellent. While this book is…

examining

One of the problems with studying rhetorical theory is that it makes you question everything. I mean EVERYTHING. What is right and wrong? What is up and down? What is…