2013 in Review

Good morning 2014! This morning I woke up, checked my now ancient Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone (it is only 2 years old) and saw that my 81 year old mother-in-law had made some Facebook updates so I use the phone to navigate there.  That my mother-in-law is actively on Facebook inspires me.  Anyway, this…

Overwhelmed and Trying to Break Through the Silence

My head is buzzing with activity and I know I need to write, if anything to simply calm down my insides but I can’t decide where to start. It’s a new year and now the last day of the first month and I see I haven’t published anything since before Christmas.  No Christmas greeting, even…

Arguments About Media

Last week I received this daily cartoon from Hugh MacLeod All Media With advancements in technology there comes a false sense of ease. One becomes comfortable with increasing amounts of media and with it the ease of operation, media sharing, marketing, etc. One can easily fall into traps formed by the general availability of anything…

Steve Jobs, Texas Tech and My Mom

Wow – where did two weeks go?  I was being so good on my posts and then I got backlogged and then busy with some other things. Yesterday was a big day for many with the announcement that Apple founder Steve Jobs had passed away from Pancreatic Cancer.  My husband Steve was working away editing…

The Digital Learner

From the book I read last week, Richard Bolles, The Job-Hunters Survival Guide, I found this video which is about today’s students.  Mr. Bolles used the video to get across how jobs and job titles “shapeshift” but really struck me was the statistics and in turn the engage-ability of these kids and keeping that in…