Monthly Archives: May 2011

IPad Notes

I’ve had my iPad for a few months and though I didn’t use it much at first, I have found it increasingly useful for some things. Good uses: Browsing the web. Good for short entries on social sites. Very convenient … Continue reading

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Now Playing: Mind Your Own Business Hank Williams

Time off is a great thing, but it gives you more time to observe and be observed by the locals. This is dedicated to the “Perky Pee Lady” who is keen on what dogs pee where around the block, is … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Word Find

Happy Memorial Weekend! Click to enlarge. Create your own wordfind with the template at Discovery Education.

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Now Playing: You Raise Me Up by Celtic Woman

This song by these artists is in my head this week, thanks to extra time spent with my family lately. Just like this performance, they are full of warmth and love and magic.

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Women Authors That Men Love to Read

Star Tribune Books had a discussion this morning pointing to Roxanne Gay’s blog post The Well Read Man The blog discusses the inequity and awfulness of having only a single female author listed in Esquire Magazine’s The 75 Books Every … Continue reading

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Father Tuck’s Dolly Dear Series "Little Boy Blue"

http://flash.picturetrail.com/pflicks/3/spflick.swf I recently taught a Microsoft PowerPoint class (my second time) and could not resist giving people who enjoyed the creativity and photo sharing possibilities of PowerPoint some other options. One of them I recalled from the glorious 23 Things … Continue reading

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In the Park with Erin Hart

Our Walk ‘n talk event went very well. Author Erin Hart showed participants how to make a St. Bridget’s Cross from stalks of wheat. She also brought a sample made from pipe cleaners and has used the tall flower stalks … Continue reading

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