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Full Circle Thoughts

A friend of mine has been reading one poem a day as her practice for 2015. It’s November now, and there are not that many days left in this year. This practice is interesting to me, not so much as … Continue reading

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Disasters & Bicycles

“Stop asking how technology can help you teach and start asking how technology should change how you teach.” ~Mike Caulfield, shadow syllabus for T&L 521 “Renewable assignments also imply a shift in faculty thinking from “grading” to “editing.” For each … Continue reading

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The Forests Still Burn

“None of us expected the future to arrive so soon.” ~Ira Spring, providing the historical perspective about fire lookouts in Washington State. This post is the first of three that I plan to publish this week. My plan is to … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Federated Wiki Adventure

Remember choose your own adventure books? As a kid, I loved those books because they let me decide where the character goes. What happens. Why. I got to choose, and I bet I felt like the writer that I hadn’t … Continue reading

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The Free Bin

I got the most delightful email from somebody I barely know this week. Apparently she found a magazine with one of my published articles in a “free bin” at the library, and when she opened it up to read it, she … Continue reading

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Humanities Lecture 2015: Book Nerd, Meet Tech Geek

Back in the halcyon days of my undergraduate years, I took several classes from a William Blake scholar, and my favorite class was titled The Word and The Image. We talked quite a bit about this plate from Blake, and I … Continue reading

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Somebody “eLearn” me: One “Duh” & two “Ta-dahs!”

eLearn Me: A Memoir Today I shared that I lived in Georgia for ten years and teachers “would learn me.” As in, for example, they would start off their lessons: “I’m gonna learn y’all @ X.” And this was the … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole of The #Fedwiki

Last night, I got a text message that read: If you don’t bring beer over to my house and drink it with me; you’re dead to me. No name. Unidentified number. I thought to myself, Joleen must have finally gotten … Continue reading

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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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