Author Archives: ktbmuether

Digital Story – A Work in Progress

At this point, I have essentially finished-up my script and have gotten a good start on my storyboard. I went through boxes upon boxes of dusty old photographs the other day and scanned them into my computer. It was fun … Continue reading

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Work

I really enjoyed this week’s readings! In fact, I think these two are my favorites! However, for this week’s blog post, I’m going to focus on Mike Rose’s Blue-Collar Brilliance because I connected with it more. Rose challenges the common perception … Continue reading

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Reflections on Yesterday’s Writing Prompt

I found yesterday’s writing prompt to be really interesting and thought-provoking.  For those that missed it, it was to write the personal statement that you would not send in. I took the first thing that popped into my head and wrote … Continue reading

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Graduate School

Here are the schools in which I may apply to in the future and their requirements for a personal statement: 1. LIU/CW Post – M.S. in Environmental Sustainability Requirements: Submit a statement of approximately 500-1,000 words describing your reason for … Continue reading

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On William Zinsser’s “College Pressures”

This was by far my favorite piece that we have read thus far. I think it’s because I found it so relatable to the point I am at in my life right now. I feel as though I can relate … Continue reading

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On “Digging”

I really enjoyed Andre Dubus’ “Digging” this week! It was interesting to see his understanding and appreciation of his father change over time. What I found so interesting in particular was that Andre got a better understood of both his … Continue reading

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The Idea of Place

This week, our readings focused on the idea of “place.”  Oftentimes, when places are described in personal essays, they (the places) become a character themselves.  In a sense, places, or the description of a place, become an extension of the … Continue reading

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