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on Getting Things Done and getting things done

I’ve spent the last two days reading, and beginning to implement, David Allen’s Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. My blogging family over at Book Riot mostly swears by it, and they’re the most productive people I know. When I was a student, my first mentor (the woman who gave me my first academic-ish […]

tales of life in the teaching lane

I'm a doctor, but, like, not that kind of doctor. I'm a recent PhD (Canadian Literature) starting my first teaching job in a brand new city on the other side of a really large country. I study pop culture, September 11th, gender stuff, and contemporary American and Canadian fiction. My major scholarly passion, though, is the pedagogy of undergraduate literature and composition. In real life, I like terrible television, Dr. Drew, Nintendo, avoiding exercise, and cooking elaborately. I'm married and I have two cats who completely run the show. My favourite isms include femin-, athe-, human-, patriot-, and popul-.