29 Posts Tagged "western106"

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<3 This <3

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 my Dr’s explanations […]

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3:42 to Yellow Sky

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 cowboy figure is a bit of […]

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How The West Was Lost

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. All the stuff I love.You’ve […]

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Howdy #Western106

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 intro. The first 2.5 […]

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It’s an Ecstasy of a Bag of Gold

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 Facelifts: Thinking the Unthinkable About Open […]

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A Fistful of Western DS106

That’s the classic Man With No Name minimal utterance “Get three more coffins ready” in the clip from Sergio Leone’s spaghetti western masterpiece A Fistful of Dollars (I love how after the gunfight scene that follows he says, as holstering his gun, “My mistake, make it four coffins”). For thinking of a DS106 trailer for […]