There was absolutely no reason to do this. I blame the iTunes shuffle which spun me through Carly Simon. I was working away on other stuff, thinking in the back of my mind about all the friends and colleagues getting ready to wake up for the first day of OERR17. Boom. Nobody ...

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It was almost a request... https://twitter.com/jimgroom/status/841402854350942209 Though this may not be the bumper they were looking forward to, but the sound of the JJ Cale original lept into my head. https://soundcloud.com/cogdogroo/domains Sing along... Now get off your butt and register for Domains17.

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Walking home from my friend's Christmas dinner I was thinking, of all things, about how tired people seem to be of social media and the web, and a lot of resignation to how eff-ed up it can feel. Many of the blogs I relished reading have just gone dark, un-updated ...

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The email from Maha Bali came the night before I left for my trip to Puerto Rico, a red-eye flickt on February 1. She was asking people to join the Virtually Connecting event planned for the EDUCAUSE ELI meeting: Rebecca's bday is Feb 2nd and we were hoping to surprise ...

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Plug yer ears. It's another Alan cover song. And its pretty horrible. This one has been in my mind a while. First, I really really like Cracker's song Teen Angst, it's a rocker and a half (and the video even has a dalmatian running around in it) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42V8CqWw0xM with that lyric What the ...

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Dumb idea. Why did this little worm crawl in my head today? https://twitter.com/cogdog/status/605454183727120385 Someone was tweeting about the end of an open course. I have this thing about talking about the finality of something. Some things should end. But if it's an open ended experience, why cement the fate with a pronouncement? ...

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A few hours early, but here is your birthday present, @drjones106 -- one of your greatest hits. https://soundcloud.com/cogdogroo/ballad-of-a-radio-man I knew there was a pretty good remix potential in Dylan's Ballad of a Thin Man (from Highway 61 Revisited). The tabs were a bit all over, I munged together a few, this was ...

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A late congratulations to Bonnie Stewart for defending her dissertation on Friday. I am little peeved she scheduled it the morning I left for a 4 day backpack to the Grand Canyon, so I missed the live video stream and all of the twitter live action support. Through emails I did ...

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