[Throwback Thursday] A Memory

I was Google-chatting with my sis this morning and had a remembery that gave me new perspective on the work I do today. Waaayyyy back in 6th grade (think early 80’s… acid wash jeans…leg warmers… neon sweatshirt with “Frankie Says Relax” emblazoned on it….) I experienced a pivotal social moment. Didn’t we all? I went…

[An Abecedary of Cape-Wearing] I is for Incredible

For more of the Abecedary of Cape-Wearing click here.   I struggled with this one. I didn’t want to go for the obvious. I wanted to pick something witty, pithy, or surprising.I even started writing a different post. But here’s the deal. The Hulk deserves a post. The Hulk with the incredible-ness, I mean. A few years ago, while…

[An Abecedary of Cape-Wearing] H is for Helping

Superheroes are helpful. It’s sort of their job. They help ladies in distress on a regular basis. They help save bus-fulls of innocent victims from certain death. They save folks who inadvertently fall off tall buildings. And they save cities and planets from evil-doers and imminent destruction. Some superheroes wage an internal battle with their…

[New Favorite Things Friday] Precision

This week I noticed myself drawn to things that helped me be precise. If you know me, you may know that I vacillate between precision and a chaotic sort of gut-feel driven decision-making.  This was a week of precision. What The Font? I discovered What The Font? a little less than half an hour ago…

[#clmooc] Make Cycle #2–Memes

Learning about memes with the 2014 Making Learning Connected Collaboration Make Cycle #2.    Interesting stuff! I learned so much from Kim’s blog post–To Meme or Not To Meme and her link to this PBS video.   I had so much fun with Edna (my imagined blog naysayer) and the idea of a meme. I used…