Monthly Archives: December 2014

Rocking my world, #creativemadness, & FedWiki Happening

I “supervise” two people who are talented, bright, and really, they need no oversight at all. They are usually on board with my crazy ideas, and I feel so lucky that I don’t have to convince them of anything–they seem … Continue reading

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The weekend was too short, but I can’t choose

Well, friends, holiday time is over at least for two days. Here’s what I listened to this morning until I hit the Stillaguamish River where my car magically hooks up with KEXP. That’s Hazel Dickens on the left, btw, master … Continue reading

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As I walk through this wiki-world

The screenshot above is from the last composition course that I taught: English 102: Composition II spring quarter 2013.  This was an Honors course at my college, so I tried to take my standard curriculum and create self-directed assignments. Our … Continue reading

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Imagine the horror and the beauty

Over the past week, I’ve had more time on my hands than usual, and I love it. You know those people who say, “I don’t know what I’d do if I didn’t work?” Seriously?! I really despise the word “Staycation” … Continue reading

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SFWH: Creating our own personal little lakes. Or ponds. Or puddles.

“But the answer is simple. Love is a mix tape.” ― Rob Sheffield, Love is a Mix Tape Recently I was asked to speak to a group of student leaders at the Washington State Legislative Academy, and I wanted to give them … Continue reading

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See my Kool-Aid mustache?

Today I worked on a presentation title and blurb for a presentation at the Assessment, Teaching, & Learning Conference. My co-presenter and I have already generated 10 pages of text and we haven’t even started talking about what we are actually … Continue reading

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I never got around to defining the terms you highlight

Today in my inbox, I have three invitations that all involve drinking. Is it the time of year? Or does my inner-party girl attract certain type of friend? The first is from the co-captain of my cycling team, Ben. A … Continue reading

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Things you shouldn’t understand.

Yesterday I spent a tremendous amount of time finishing some half-baked ideas that I started six months ago. I did a bunch of writing and research as related to the employer, and I also spent a lot of time reading. … Continue reading

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My Life Thus Far by the Decade: A Memoir

Warning: If you are part of the SFWH, this post has nothing to do with that. Click away and go back The Happening. Nothing you will read here is half as interesting as what’s going there. Before I get to … Continue reading

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Being a graffiti artist in your neighborhood

I want to share some things that I learned today with the Federated Wiki Happening. Because now I know not to blog in my wiki. But first, I really wish Jack White and John Doe would leave me alone. Two … Continue reading

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