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Tweet tweet tweet.

I have watched, with varying degrees of interest, the ebb and flow of Twitter’s popularity over the past few years. I have stuck with Twitter for several reasons (wait for it) and in my consistency with it in terms of … Continue reading

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Tweet this: KQED & Twitter come to B-High

Recently I joined the Advisory Board for the KQED Do Now. This is a group of educators who are looking at ways to integrate the KQED current event-based Q&A activities on their Do Now site. The goal is to see … Continue reading

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Of baseball and a couple other things I have loved, and not.

The world is made for people who aren’t cursed with self awareness.  I love sports. For real, I do. People who know me, know this already. [I am not one of these girls.] I love the thrill of competition, I … Continue reading

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“He’s not online. Like, at all.”

I now know someone who does not use the internet. Seriously. Does. Not. Use. It. Lives without Google, without Z.E.E. (Zuckerberg’s Evil Empire), without the inclination to Tweet that which might be profound. Or profoundly banal. Imagine this. It is … Continue reading

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Sometimes people really need to get their ass kicked.

The Need for Ass Kicking: I don’t generally advocate for violence. Really, I do not. I think about it sometimes. In fact, sometimes thinking about it is a great catharsis. I picked up this strategy from a friend back in 1992. … Continue reading

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#Occupy #Education: Social media + Political action = Hands on learning

[photo of OakFoSho in action from Fly Trap Studio. Go look, it is worth it.] People spend a lot of time questioning the value and influence and usefulness of social media these days. I know this because I am one … Continue reading

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words. no words. words…

What says the law? You will not kill. How does it say it? By killing! ~ Victor Hugo I wanted to write about my birthday tonight. About the beauty of fall and the wonder of balance in the equinox and … Continue reading

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I thought of Bukowski again today.

We are Born like this Into this Into these carefully mad wars Into the sight of broken factory windows of emptiness Into bars where people no longer speak to each other Into fist fights that end as shootings and knifings … Continue reading

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Another interesting email.

I was sitting in the February sun as it delicately traipsed across the beer garden at Jupiter on Friday, sipping delicious Red Spot Ale and contemplating another week just gone, when a new email beckoned from my iPhone. I heard … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It seems impossible to believe that 2010 has come to an end. I remember Gust Proutsos, back in my first year at Procter Hug High School in Reno, told me that I was going to be absolutely blown away at … Continue reading

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