I have some old, usually forgotten Wordpress sites. It happens like clutter in your office. These old sites, that will never be updated, still generate requests for updates, they get spam, if you have something like Wordfence installed, you get reminders, and they are potential holes for hackers (if you ...

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I bought this little house in Strawberry, Arizona, in 2002 with my then wife as a vacation home when we lived in Scottsdale. Even now, as it was then, it's staggering to think of the adult responsible idea of owning two homes. I'm sure it was one of our early trips ...

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How much history do we know of the exact place we live? What was going on at the place your home is sitting, say 100, 200 years ago? We literally walk around on hidden histories, not seeing, not even knowing them. Through an unexpected series of events, tonight I found myself ...

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Martin Weller is on a blogging about blogging tear, both with speculating about what if blogging was part of OER and before that, revisiting one's blog past. Martin, like Jim Groom, is among what we like to call The Last of The Bloghicans. The latter is what this post is setting ...

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I get so much out of the way Mike Caulfield shares his thinking, out loud, in his own blog. His ideas of federated wiki, stream mode, gardens and streams, continue to push my own thinking into unexpected (good) places. As has his recent piece on choral explanations and OERs. I ...

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I was so glad I tuned into a Virtually Connecting session this week from the Digital Pedagogy Institute at UMW on Inclusive Globally Networked Learning (all materials including the video link are there). This session was led by three educators from three different (non US) countries - Maha Bali from ...

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The first message I saw today was from my ex-wife with the sad news that her grandmother passed away at age 104. To call "Grandma Pat" feisty was an understatement; I would not have been surprised if she lived to 204. It got me thinking and looking through my old web ...

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