Showing posts from March, 2009

First Trip to Como Zoo


San Francisco

March 12-15th Mason and I attended the College Composition and Communication Conference in San Francisco. We had a great time! Mason went to the daycare available at the conference, and I went to conference sessions. Mason stayed on central time and wanted to go to bed at 6:00 p.m. It was weird for me to sit in the room with the lights off waiting for him to go to bed at 6:00 p.m. It wasn’t all the fun that he woke up at 5:00 a.m. either. Taking an infant on a four hour flight was difficult, but he was a trooper. He’s able to find grandmas to interact with on every flight we take. Kevin, Andrea, Terry, Kristin and Frude also made the trip. I enjoyed spending time with my colleagues outside of the work setting. It was wonderful to reunite with Megan, Margaret, Rebecca, Candice, and others from UIC. I think of them as my UIC sisters. We all went through the PhD program at the same time. I realized I have a bond with them that I have with few other people. I was also able to reunite with…

Our trip to San Francisco