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Lisa Kidder
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Transistions
Each week it feels like a little bit more of the dissertation stress melts away.  This is a good thing, although I'm still working through the transition. While we always have fun creative projects on the list, I'm finally in a place to get some of them don...

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The real reason Lisa prefers I go to conferences with her...
Yeah... We're going to get to what's in the title... But first... Yesterday was the re-dedication of the Idaho Falls temple. We attended the first session via the broadcast to our stake center (and we were grateful for not having to deal with two and a half...

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Postgrad Paradise?
Well, Lisa is getting de-stressed from the whole PhD program. It's quite a process as she has been working full time and going to school for several years... This means she's doing a lot of knitting (as well as working, and teaching, and music for church, a...

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Graduation and new projects...
Ok, lets get the first one out the door (we  know it's what you came here to read about anyway...) Lisa has officially graduated with her doctorate! Which is a real accomplishment (and gives her the right to wear a silly hat...) In this pic she's on stage a...

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Dissertation Defense...Check!
Well, it is done. It still feels a bit surreal, but good. I know we've usually been posting on Monday evening, but even last night words just didn't seem to work themselves together to give you a good description. Sunday, I would tell people it was like a g...

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The end is in fight??? (yes pun inteded people...)
Well, I missed posting last week (almost missed posting this week...). On Patrick's side of the office the Johnson Farm Kickstarter closed Friday. It didn't fund the backup plan (you did realize there is  a backup plan right?) kicked in and we are somehow s...

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Johnson Farm - ONLY Available via Kickstarter until April 7th!
Writing is something Patrick has wanted to do for a long time.  We have worked together to make sure he has the time and the space to write. His first novel is ready! You now need to contribute to the Kickstarter project to... 1) Get a copy of the book for ...

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T minus 32 (or was that 39...)
Yep, me again posting a little earlier than usual because things are brewing... First, Lisa's dissertation defense is scheduled for April 14th at 9:00 AM! (That means that after about noon on the 14th people need to start calling her Doctor Kidder (Patrick ...

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I thought we were done with this...
It's been a busy couple of weeks around here... Lisa is analyzing the data for her dissertation, again... Within the last 48 hours she's finished one version of the analysis; been asked to do another test (which someone thought would work better...); and go...

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a very musical episode...
Believe it or not we're actually doing a post on schedule! Lisa is getting over her pneumonia and I'm getting the sinus infection under control, so we're feeling better and making progress. Lisa has just sent off the first draft of chapter four of her disse...
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