It's been a while since I got heated up about catfishing, the bizarre phenomena where apparently groups of poor folks in third world countries find a way to scam, lonely people via fake social media profiles using my photos (when they tire of using Alec) to round out their fake ...

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At my November checkup my doctor did the same routines he has done 4 times a year for the last 5 years I've visited, but this time he came up with something new. "I hear a heart murmur." Murmur? Is that like a heart having a speech impediment? I recalled listening to ...

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I'm getting ready for my February travel adventure, a month working with Antonio Vantaggiato at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico. On thing I will be doing is co-teaching his course Nuevos Medios Digitales y Redes Sociales – INF 115. IN fact, I am doing my "assignment" since ...

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You, put down the iPhone. Let's reminisce on the sheer excitement of a camera that you could actually see your photos by counting to 60, and then peeling back a sheet of emulsion? Look how excited people are in that left side ad to see "instant" photos. flickr photo shared by ...

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During this week's Western 106 High Noon Radio Show, I was talking about my interest in the western films and stories that are situated in and beyond the end of the era, Not that there is a firm line, but films like The Shootist, Lonely Are The Brave the ...

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I love this framed print, it's in my office now. I am fairly sure it was something my ex found as we did yard sales in Scottsdale, she was super good at finding such treasures. "How The West Was Lost" is just dripping with symbolism and icons and mostly irony. ...

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Ain’t the the first time I lost my head, likely not the last. DS106 is an infectious lovely parasite that for a few of us… well at least me, is something I cannot shake. It gets in yer skin, and deeper, and in yer blood, and deeper, and yer marrow, ...

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Ok, I am putting a ton of time into setting up stuff for Western 106, and it's eating in my time to even do some stuff (what are those, excuses?). Part of Unit 1: Blog Riding Camp was written to have participants explore some short form stories, from either TV ...

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