More grand plans upended- after dialing back my #Western106 plans as a "trail adjustment", I was hoping to keep plugging along with the High Noon Radio show on DS106 Radio. Travel, life, work interceded, and I dropped doing the show this week (also guest Bryan Alexander was down at the big ...

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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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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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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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I've been so busy trying to get Western DS106 set up, making up personas, doing videos, I have not done a lick of work from Blog Riding Camp. People of the west don't have much use for excuses. So I am done. So I am shooting some blog bullets as an ...

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At this time almost five years ago, the first open DS106 was launching. One of the early readings then was Gardner Campbell's seminal A Personal Cyberinfrastructue (the fuel of the idea that became Domain of One's Own) along with a suggestion to watch Gardner's 2009 OpenEd talk No Digital ...

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Serendipity would have no magic if it did not sneak up on you and lovingly whack you on the side of your normality. On a beautiful Saturday when I ought to be outside playing in the fresh snow, I am instead pounding away at this #%$*@ keyboard working on web sites. ...

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To totally mangle McLuhan is medium.com the message? Does it control the message? What is the message? I will unfairly pick on one story in my assertion that for a lot of what people publish on medium- the entire arc of the story is contained within a click bait title. And ...

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