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A Quick #occupycomps Update

Posted February 10, 2016 @ 6:59pm | by Tripp

Okay. I can do this. One. Last. Essay. The Music of Emergence Christianity: Michael Gungor's “The Creation Liturgy” Genre-defying musician, Michael Gungor has received critical and popular acclaim from within and outside the Contemporary...

 

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Saved by A Hot Lick

Posted February 8, 2016 @ 11:44am | by Tripp

Here I sit and here I ponder. Here I scribe and here I wonder. Can enough be said that says the things yet unsaid? Can I write All The Things in such a way where only the few words on the page insinuate what is not written? Brevity is the scholar’s bane. Relatedly, since when did forty pages...

 

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Awakening With Words #occupycomps

Posted December 1, 2015 @ 2:46pm | by Tripp

I keep promising a colleague an essay. It's a brief essay. I just need to sit down and write it and I just can't seem to find the time. It's killing me. This, of course, is also true for my last two comprehensive exams and a Spanish language proficiency thing I need to do. Ugh. Did I...

 

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Developing a Plan #PhD #ruXus

Posted August 26, 2014 @ 9:26am | by Tripp

I write to save my own ass, to shove the grip of madness away from me with words."- Charles BukowskiYesterday I wrote about my frustrations and anxiety about finishing the degree. No, wait. Let's call it The Degree. It needs capital letters, you know. It has that kind of place...

 

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I May Never Finish #PhD

Posted August 25, 2014 @ 4:58pm | by Tripp

I work best under pressure, knee-deep in the mud. It helps me concentrate. The truth is I have never been guided by the kind of strict discipline I see in some people, those who get up at five in the morning and jog for an hour. My priorities are elsewhere. I will rearrange my entire day to have...

 

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The Great Cloud of Unreliable Witnesses

Posted August 15, 2014 @ 9:37am | by Tripp

This morning, with the requisite fog covering Berkeley, I turned to Last Night’s Fun for some solace and inspiration. I have a lot to do today, e-mails to send, books to pack up in one office and take to another, reservations to make, recruitment kits to create, and a metric ton of...

 

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