Monthly Archives: March 2008

WordPress 2.5

I just upgraded to WordPress 2.5. The dashboard redesign looks great and I really like the additions of help throughout. On the server side, no issues at all. Now I need to find the time to go through my posts … Continue reading

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RIP John Slatin

John Slatin died last night. Just last week I was talking about Maximum Accessibility with a student in preparation for a presentation; I got the book out and was reminded how excellent it really is. I didn’t know John well, … Continue reading

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Back in the pool

An Achilles injury puts me back in the pool, which isn’t so bad. Continue reading

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Thankfully, we ain’t scientists

Beer leads to more publishing: clearly, Jeff’s secret! Continue reading

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Mexico!

Madelyn’s latest silly habit. Continue reading

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Driving through Forgottonia

A trip through rural Illinois, with quite a few photos. Continue reading

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Sabbaticals

Inspired by Debbie, Jeff, and Steve, and a faculty meeting, I’ve started thinking about my AY2009-10 sabbatical. Continue reading

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Half past

Unplanned 16 mile run (longest in a while): 2:24:40 (9:03/mi). Continue reading

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Literacies shmiteracies

A recent NCTE position statement “Toward A Definition of 21st-Century Literacies” fails to measure up. Continue reading

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Odds and ends rebound

Odds and ends on a warm weekend: storm windows, a visit from Erin’s friend Cindy, etc. Continue reading

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