While #western106 has long ridden off the horizon (or sunk into the desert sand), I had a movie left to finish watching. For longer than I can remember, I've loved Little Big Man for a number of things, but on so many levels its a Western that does not exactly ...

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Like a classic MOOC dropout artist, I've fallen so far off of my #western106 horse I can't even see the dust any more. I had grand hopes of running a DS106 in a genre of Western films/stories. I was doing trailers back in October for a planned online class to teaching ...

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A few weeks ago I got an email from Justin Reich asking if I wanted to run a workshop on connected courses with him at DML 2016. Heck yeah! I'm a big follower of his work, and it was Justin who got me on board doing an aggregation hub a ...

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I JUST FINISHED READING A BOOK? Can I get a badge? As much as I enjoy reading, I am a pathetic xMOOC-like reader- I keep signing up and rarely complete. I have at least 3 books on a table at home with a bookmark in the middle, and on my various apps, ...

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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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