More than Ministers: Concluding My Research on the Chaplaincy

This summer and this research went by very quickly! It’s pretty amazing to look at a completed and polished 50 page paper and remember how it all started with a simple idea. When I initially conceived this idea almost a year ago, I didn’t realize it would lead to a much larger project. As I […]

Website, Research, Nostalgia

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After roaming the country and constantly being on the move, these past couple of days just sitting behind my laptop felt nice at first. Well, maybe for two hours. Now I’m restless, especially since my research just has me reliving both grandpa’s and my journey in my head. A lot of what I’ve been doing […]

Researching Teen Drinking and Alcohol Use: First Steps

This past week I’ve been working on getting my project off the ground, including scheduling my first interviews, conducting them, transcribing them, and looking for patterns and potential codes (and also unpacking and cleaning my room, but I haven’t quite gotten around to that yet). So far I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the number of […]