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In Medias Res

Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes; unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea forever. ~Will Self Many years ago, I attended a typical committee meeting as … Continue reading

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Two Thoughts

I’ve spent the last week sorting and sifting through the various places on the interwebs where I’ve posted ideas about learning. At the time, I didn’t tag, categorize, hyperlink, or organize any of this work but I did take notes … Continue reading

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Community: One Book At A Time

If suppressing objectionable material amounts to ‘civil disobedience’…Mr. Thoreau, Mr. Gandhi and Dr. King … are rolling over in their graves.  ~Chuck Robinson, co-owner of Village Books, former employer, hero, fellow bike geek, friend. Quoted from “Booksellers The Battle Joined,” … Continue reading

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I See A Thousand People Just Like Me

If I read one more report about how online education is failing at community colleges, I’m going to jump on the ranty rant bloggy blog train until it derails. But right now, I’m in a fantastic mood because I spent … 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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