A Look Inside My Field Notes Journal

I love Annie Dillard. She is wise and kind and generous and an exquisite writer. She is all the things I want to be.

In the spirit of giving away what I have learned freely and abundantly, I am sharing some excerpts from the field notes journal I have been keeping these last three years of doing my PhD.

These entries chart my progress and discomfort; two things which often go hand in hand.

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Capitalism & Patriarchy: Best Buds For Life

What have women been telling me?

threads combining into a story

I am now half way through my PhD. Theoretically, I should have some kind of idea what is going on.What have all of these women been saying to me over the last 18 months? What are the common threads that weave the disparate and varied stories together?

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