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People like me

Educators are into talking about the importance of their PLN. Their personal learning network (PLN) is the folks they interact with to learn new things, share ideas, etc. I get the value of ed jargon – it makes common folks … Continue reading

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Maybe the answer is simple – nobody really cares

I continue to be troubled by the DeVos appointment. It makes no sense. I cannot come up with a justification for putting an amateur in this position no matter how hard I try. Shake things up if offered as an explanation … Continue reading

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#POTUS on Twitter

I posted the tweet appearing above to Twitter kind of hoping I would get a response. Maybe someone would tell me to “cool off” or at least “respect the office even if you cannot respect the person”. No luck. All … Continue reading

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Remembering dead dinosaurs

I agree this is a strange title, but there is a back story. I was in bed last night thinking about my frustration with the failure of republican senators to challenge the lack of experience or background in the Trump … Continue reading

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DeVos is in

DeVos is in. I guess I am not surprised, but I am disappointed. Of the various candidates, some of whom I thought were poor choices based on past performance or ethics issues, I thought Betsy DeVos was clearly the weakest. … Continue reading

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The BUDWEISER is for the republicans

Evidently, Anheuser-Busch decided to ditch the horses and go with a Super Bowl ad focused on the story of their immigrant founder Adolphus Busch. Republicans interpreted the ad as a  Trump slight (they are pretty thin skinned) and decided to fight back. … Continue reading

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What happened to the W in the R/W web?

Remember when it was called the R/W web. This was the time that got me excited about social media. R/W implied a read/write or participatory web and seemed to offer an alternative to the consumption-oriented approach of television, radio and … Continue reading

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So called leaders

More inappropriate behavior from an elected official too impulsive to be a leader. I suppose there are some encouraged by the “bare knuckles’ style, but bullying behavior is easy to spot and reflects a thin skin not conducive to thoughtful … Continue reading

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A preference for chickens

I take my photography fairly seriously. I own a couple of nice cameras with some nice lenses and I know the basics of their use and of composition. I tend to get one complaint from relatives. They like the photos … Continue reading

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Super, secret strategies

I know a big Trump thing is to not reveal your strategies. Evidently, this is because you give the opposition time to prepare. Strategies are to be revealed through the actions taken.   Evidently, one super secret negotiation strategy when … Continue reading

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