Category Research

Qualitative Research

During the morning rush, B shouts up the stairs to me while I am doing my makeup the usual, “I’m-leaving-have-a-great-day-love-you-bye!” Door opens, closes. Door re-opens. B: “By the way I’m going to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting tonight so I’ll be late for dinner.” Door closes. Door re-opens. B: “For OBSERVATION purposes ONLY!” Door closes. I […]

Work/Life Balancing Act

I met two of my closest friends (let’s call them The J’s) in grad school. We bonded instantly – none of us were from the East Coast (a rarity for our program), we had all majored in English in undergrad, and loved fitness and healthy living. We were all also totally Type-A over-achievers and often […]