• November
    Monthly Goals

    Hello, November: Monthly Goals

    I’ve said it once, but I’ll say it again: How is it already November? Thanks to Emily Ley for this lovely November art! I know that I’m probably the world’s worst blogger, but I keep coming back and I keep…

  • Spring Goals
    Monthly Goals

    April 2017 Goals: Hello, Spring!

    And just like that, it’s April! Last month I made progress on some goals. On others…not so much. But as Lara Casey says: progress happens little-by-little. So I’m going to celebrate my little wins and ring in Spring with exuberance!…

  • Pedagogy

    TEDx: Stevenson University–My Experience

    This post about my TEDx experience originally appeared on my guest blog for the British Naval History website. A few months ago a call came across our university Portal asking for TEDx speakers. For those unfamiliar, TEDx is a way…

  • Personal

    Me, Myself, and my Mental Health

    The original version of this post appeared on BritishNavalHistory.com and can be found here. I thought long and hard about whether or not to write this post. Certainly others have already written about the subject far more eloquently than I…

  • Let's do this
    Monthly Goals

    Bad Blogger-February Goals

    Wow, where has the time gone!? Obviously, I’ve let everything (reading, editing, writing, work, etc) get in the way of maintaining this blog and website. I admit it: I’m a bad blogger. But rather than virtually flog myself for this…

  • Monthly Goals

    March Goals

    Academic: Start editing the BNH Book Reviews Site–As a new member of the website BritishNavalHistory.com, my role is to re-organize and edit the Book Reviews section. Since it’s going to take a lot of work, I want to make sure…