May 2 could have been my Dad's 90th birthday, but the only notched 75. Just fathoming that the last birthday he saw, and I saw, was fifteen years ago. I was planning to visit him in Florida for a special birthday, but no one in the family expected that birthday ...

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Since there are 500 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute, I should not be surprised that it them four years to catch up with my illicit, community guidelines breaking activity: I got a strike from YouTube. I am a BAD DOG. So BAD. I had a hard time even ...

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My big/little sister Harriet is quite talented in many creative areas. I have a 26 year old quilt she made, an oil painting of the bicentennial tall ships she did in her teens, and a re-designed kitchen thanks to her help and decor taste. A little over a year ago ...

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This kind of small act of near random #ds106 connection will not increase enrollments, will not "fix" education, will not improve institutional metrics... yet I just cannot let it slip by without a small "wow". And the ironic thing is that the tweet in which I saw it came into my ...

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Having adopted a dog has changed my daily routines, all for the better. I have data - our daily walks, medium in the morning, long in later afternoon, short at night, have taken my daily walking from less than 1 mile per day to over 5 on average. Each time I ...

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