August 2017 In my David Attenborough voice – The indigenous population has returned from its great summer migration. They engage in their ritualistic greetings, such as “Bruh, really!” and “Girl, you wouldn’t even believe!” And now my writing center feels like home.
July 2017 So my therapist was right about journaling. I get jittery when I don’t journal. Am I an addict? Can you get addicted to journaling? Wait, why did I even sit down to journal? Ah, yes, budgets. How could I forget budgets. I need to start my budget proposal, and my dream is toContinue reading “OWC, Onward!”
7/10/2017 Good morning fabulous OWC coaches! Well, the time is upon us when the OWC traffic will ramp up. Students are coming off of the holiday and hunkering down to finish their summer terms. While f2f traffic has been light, the OWC has been busier this year than normal (as you know!). Based on howContinue reading “Summer Session Means Stress for Skeleton Staff”
Higher Order Concerns We talked about ways to develop a main idea using the following strategies Listing Scribing Considering readers’ needs and what is missing that will help make meaning Essay Organizer worksheet Lower Order Concerns I pointed out some patterns of error, including punctuation and how to recognize a sentence and know when sentencesContinue reading “Session Notes”
6/9/17 Dr. Laila E. Jones IM messages with a work colleague. Cecily – are you busy? I’m always busy. What’s up? For starters, why even is that your IM pic? Because he’s fine. Why is that your IM pic? Because she looks just like me. Sort of. What are you busy with? It’s 3p onContinue reading “Just a Little Rob Base for Your Friday Afternoon”
I have a character, Dr. Laila E. Jones, who runs a university writing center. In my head, her story unfolds through her writing – her emails, journal entries, Teams messages at work, text messages with loved ones, conference proposals, etc. I honestly have no idea where her story will take her or any of us,Continue reading “Introducing Dr. Jones”