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Land of Dark and Light

It’s not sunset out there, I must remind myself. Sunset won’t happen for a few hours yet, and it will never be the kind of golden-hour light I’d see back in Texas. But the shadows are long–the valleys between buildings and hills become pockets which never warm. It looks and feels like sunset. It’s afternoon. …

Farewell 2015

It was an exciting year, to be sure. I finished up my Zell Postgraduate Fellowship at the University of Michigan and moved to Norway. I visited the lookout at Sand Mountain, put my toes in the McKenzie river I’m named for, and went to London for the first time. I celebrated my first 17th of …

Velkommen til Norge

I moved to Trondheim, Norway, a month ago, to live with my fiancé. It’s just about the last place on earth I imagined I would end up, and I’m still not wholly convinced of my permanence here.

How to Format A Table of Contents in Word

If you’re struggling with formatting a contents page for your manuscript and keeping it up to date, here’s my current method for creating an Automatic Table of Contents in Word. There are also tips for moving individual pieces around and keeping the contents page up to date with a few steps, and, bonus, the document will be easily navigable as an outline through …