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2022-08-05: IJERPH | Free Full-Text | State Health Department Communication about Long COVID in the United …

2022-08-05: Biden–Harris Administration Releases Two New Reports on Long COVID to Support Patients and Further …

2022-08-04: Long COVID is sidelining millions of workers from their jobs : NPR

2022-08-03: Anyone want an invite to the Arc Browser beta? I have at least one invitation available. The Browser …

2022-08-01: Currently reading: A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine 📚

2022-07-28: Currently reading: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda 📚thanks to @ton for the recommendation at a …

2022-07-28: Finished reading: Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki 📚I loved this novel. Sorta SciFi, sorta …

2022-07-25: In August, I’m going to do a NaNoWriMo prep suggested by Stefon Mears. He says “Write 250 …

2022-07-24: Finished reading: A Desolation Called Peace (Teixcalaan Book 2) by Arkady Martine 📚Fantastic world …

2022-07-24: Currently reading: Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki 📚

2022-07-19: In other news, the local peaches I purchased last Wednesday are telling me “we’ll be ripe tomorrow!” …

2022-07-14: Finished reading: Whirlybird Island by Ernest Hebert 📚Worth reading for Hebert fans, which I am.

2022-07-14: Finished reading: Embrace Fearlessly the Burning World: Essays by Barry Lopez 📚A beautiful book with …

2022-07-14: Currently reading: A Desolation Called Peace (Teixcalaan Book 2) by Arkady Martine 📚I haven’t …

2022-07-10: Watched Episode 1 of Obi-wan Kenobi and quite enjoyed it. Partly because I did have questions about …

2022-07-08: Frontiers | Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and Long COVID: The SARS-CoV-2 Viral …

2022-07-05: Finished reading: The Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels Book 2) by Elena Ferrante 📚oh my, these …

2022-07-05: Currently reading: Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante 📚

2022-07-04: Currently reading: Embrace Fearlessly the Burning World: Essays by Barry Lopez 📚

2022-07-04: Currently reading: Whirlybird Island by Ernest Hebert 📚

2022-07-02: I have been using DevonThink as my RSS feed manager and reader for over a year and am very happy …

2022-07-02: Finished reading: Himalayan Dhaba by Craig Joseph Danner 📚Not recommended unless you’re one of those …

2022-07-02: Finished reading: Learning from the Germans by Susan Neiman 📚Quite a good book about what Germany …

2022-07-02: Finished reading: Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller 📚a useful marketing book. So many in this …

2022-07-02: Finished reading: Frankie’s Place by Jim Sterba 📚I liked this more than I expected. Well-off …

2022-06-28: Congress enacted Title IX on June 23, 1972, and what it meant to me Congress enacted Title IX on June 23, 1972 “Title IX laid waste to everything. It laid waste …

2022-06-27: Long covid symptoms are often overlooked in seniors

2022-06-26: Finished reading: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir 📚Another one of those novels that is full of …

2022-06-26: Finished reading: Because Our Fathers Lied by Craig McNamara 📚A book with personal resonance for me, …

2022-06-25: Misty morning on the lake.

2022-06-22: Currently reading: Frankie’s Place by Jim Sterba 📚

2022-06-22: Podcast | Two Years Later, We Still Don’t Understand Long Covid. Why? - The New York Times Overcast …

2022-06-21: Currently reading: Because Our Fathers Lied by Craig McNamara 📚

2022-06-21: Currently reading: Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller 📚

2022-06-14: I’m going on vacation today! Woo hoo! Only two days, but still.

2022-06-14: Sort of finished reading: Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers 📚ended up skimming through to the …

2022-06-11: Currently reading: Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers 📚

2022-06-06: Happily watching the WWDC live stream and laughing at the stream in the Six Colors members’ …

2022-06-06: How long covid could change the way we think about disability

2022-06-03: Currently reading: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir 📚

2022-06-02: Finished reading: The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel by Ruth Ozeki 📚not as good as I had hoped. …

2022-06-02: Currently reading: Learning from the Germans by Susan Neiman 📚

2022-05-29: Currently reading: Chants Democratic by Sean Wilentz 📚

2022-05-29: Currently reading: Himalayan Dhaba by Craig Joseph Danner 📚

2022-05-29: Currently reading: Technical Blogging by Antonio Cangiano 📚

2022-05-29: Finished reading: The Healing Power of Story by Annie Brewster 📚A good idea, about how storytelling …

2022-05-28: Finished reading: Fixing Your Scrum by Ryan Ripley 📚an excellent book for anyone working on an Agile …

2022-05-26: Pizza: cold proof the dough in container same shape as pizza I’ve started making pizza again, using a Roman Pizza sourdough crust recipe that makes a …

2022-05-26: Vaccines may not prevent many symptoms of long covid, study suggests

2022-05-26: Currently reading: The Healing Power of Story by Annie Brewster 📚

2022-05-25: Me and my buddy, Dave, on top of Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire, sometime last Fall mountain …

2022-05-22: Finished reading: The Secret of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 📚A WWII novel that is part funny …

2022-05-22: Finished reading: The Correspondents by Judith Mackrell 📚I greatly enjoyed this non-fiction book …

2022-05-21: Symmetry #mbmay

2022-05-21: Thinking of buying an iPhone 13 Mini. Anyone have feedback, positive or negative?

2022-05-20: This green is a welcome beverage for my thirsty-from-the-monochrome-winter eyes #mbmay

2022-05-19: Long COVID is crashing the retirement hopes of many Americans - MarketWatch

2022-05-18: I figured out how to put my iPad above my iMac, a la @Burk. I’m running Sidecar in this …

2022-05-16: Currently reading: The Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels Book 2) by Elena Ferrante 📚

2022-05-16: Finished reading: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante 📚I’m committed to the entire …

2022-05-11: Maroon #mbmay

2022-05-10: Pot #mbmay

2022-05-09: Bloom #mbmay

2022-05-09: Currently reading: The Secret of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 📚

2022-05-08: The union of my two favorite Slavic salads: Herring/beet and chicken/potato/caper. #mbmay

2022-05-07: Visitors! My 27-year-old step-son and 3 of his friends are here from The Netherlands! It’s so …

2022-05-05: Woke up at 4AM so went for a long, dawn walk. #earth #mbmay

2022-05-03: Experimental #mbmay

2022-05-03: Finished reading: Silverview by John Le Carré 📚another quick but rewarding read. Not the best Le …

2022-05-03: Finished reading: Bruno’s Challenge by Martin Walker 📚a tasty pleasure. Quick and easy short …

2022-05-01: This #switch is open #mbmay

2022-05-01: Quit reading: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon 📚the main character is awful and I don’t want to …

2022-05-01: Currently reading: The Correspondents by Judith Mackrell 📚

2022-05-01: Currently reading: Silverview by John Le Carré 📚

2022-04-28: Catastrophic failure of UPS today. But it’s served loyally for 9 years.

2022-04-27: Currently reading: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon 📚

2022-04-26: Currently reading: Bruno’s Challenge by Martin Walker 📚

2022-04-24: Take it slow when returning to running with long covid

2022-04-23: Finished reading: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel 📚Quite good. Reminds me of David …

2022-04-22: Currently reading: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante 📚

2022-04-21: Currently reading: Jena 1800 by Peter Neumann 📚

2022-04-21: Currently reading: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel 📚

2022-04-21: Thinking about quitting : The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles 📚I don’t like the characters. Should I …

2022-04-21: Finished reading: Version Control by Dexter Palmer 📚can’t say I liked it. Interesting ideas about …

2022-04-21: Finished reading: The Dawn of Everything by David Graeber 📚a monster of a book but worth reading as …

2022-04-19: Long COVID | She went to one doctor, then another and another

2022-04-17: Currently reading: Fixing Your Scrum by Ryan Ripley 📚

2022-04-17: Finished reading: Software Estimation Without Guessing by George Dinwiddie 📚so good!

2022-04-16: Following first unmasked concert, chorus members share cautionary tale | 30 COVID cases

2022-04-14: Currently reading: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles 📚

2022-04-13: Currently reading: Version Control by Dexter Palmer 📚

2022-04-13: Finished reading: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr 📚what a perfect novel. I loved everything about …

2022-04-10: Finished reading: The Invisible Kingdom by Meghan O’Rourke 📚a good book for people with …

2022-04-06: Biden announces long covid strategy as experts push for more

2022-04-04: Big thank you to the Readers Republic crew. We had a fascinating get-together in Zoom yesterday.

2022-04-03: Quit reading: The Paper Palace: A Novel by Miranda Cowley Heller 📚Reading about over-privileged …

2022-04-03: How long covid is accelerating a revolution in medical research

2022-04-03: The lake ice has melted! On the one hand, yay Spring 🌸. On the other hand, it’s weeks early 🙃.

2022-04-02: Currently reading: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr 📚

2022-04-02: Currently reading: The Invisible Kingdom by Meghan O’Rourke 📚

2022-03-31: A slow-moving glacier’: NIH’s sluggish and often opaque efforts to study long Covid draw patient, …

2022-03-31: Currently reading: The Paper Palace: A Novel by Miranda Cowley Heller 📚

2022-03-31: Quit reading: Feral Creatures by Kira Jane Buxton 📚At about the mid-point, I realized that I hated …

2022-03-28: How covid brain fog may overlap with ‘chemo brain’ and Alzheimer’s

2022-03-21: Finished reading: Great Circle: A novel by Maggie Shipstead 📚It’s an interesting story but I …

2022-03-21: Brain fog a reality for some post-COVID patients – Harvard Gazette

2022-03-21: Currently reading: Feral Creatures by Kira Jane Buxton 📚

2022-03-20: Long covid could change the way researchers study chronic illness No Paywall Washington Post

2022-03-19: Finished reading: Bewilderment: A Novel by Richard Powers 📚a sad story, I feel as though the author …

2022-03-18: I live on a dirt road. We have “mud season” when the ice in the road melts and the road …

2022-03-18: Finished reading: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman 📚Hmm, I didn’t love it the way others …

2022-03-14: It’s Spring Break for me as a teacher this week. I have plans to get caught up and even ahead …

2022-03-14: The immunology and immunopathology of COVID-19 Science 10 March 2022

2022-03-12: “There’s room between yes and no.” Words to live by from @manton

2022-03-12: Watching the recorded micro.blog state of the union. Lots of good news and I so appreciate this …

2022-03-12: Currently reading: Bewilderment: A Novel by Richard Powers 📚

2022-03-08: Covid long-haulers face grueling fights for disability benefits

2022-03-08: Terrifying SARS-CoV-2 is associated with changes in brain structure in UK Biobank | Nature …

2022-03-08: Currently reading: The Dawn of Everything by David Graeber 📚

2022-03-06: Finished reading: Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell 📚And I’ve now finished all of the David …

2022-03-03: Virginia Senator Kaine introduces bill to research and combat long covid, after suffering it himself

2022-03-01: What is long covid? Current understanding about risks, symptoms and recovery Washington Post No …

2022-03-01: I’m three months into being all in on Apple Fitness+. I love it. I do a 30-minute workout of some …

2022-02-27: Currently reading: Great Circle: A novel by Maggie Shipstead 📚

2022-02-27: Finished reading: Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers 📚A fun read and a nice break for some …

2022-02-20: Beautifully illustrated, informative article about Long COVID. It gets my brother’s seal of …

2022-02-20: I found this article very useful: I’m a 64-year-old vaxxed doctor. Here’s how I calculate my covid …

2022-02-19: Currently reading: Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers 📚It turned out that past me had done …

2022-02-19: Finished reading: Klara and the Sun: A novel by Kazuo Ishiguro 📚So lovely and disturbing. Shook me …

2022-02-18: Arrgh! Library fail. I didn’t manage my Overdrive loans properly and just lost my spot for …

2022-02-16: Because there are so many people infected with Omicron, we expect those cases, unfortunately, will …

2022-02-16: Researchers found that rates of many conditions, such as heart failure and stroke, were …

2022-02-16: Finished reading: Number9Dream: A Novel by David Mitchell 📚While I love all the David Mitchell …

2022-02-08: Currently reading: Klara and the Sun: A novel by Kazuo Ishiguro 📚

2022-02-08: Finished reading: The Midnight Library: A Novel by Matt Haig 📚I hated this book. Seemed patronizing, …

2022-02-06: Big ice storm on Friday, but not big enough to cause us to lose power. Just big enough to leave the …

2022-02-04: When you live in a cold climate and you’re trying to eat local fresh vegetables, you give …

2022-02-01: Finished reading: To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara 📚Wow. I can’t easily say whether I liked it …

2022-02-01: Finished reading: The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams 📚A nice, poignant, well-written novel …

2022-02-01: Currently reading: The Midnight Library: A Novel by Matt Haig 📚

2022-02-01: Currently reading: Number9Dream by David Mitchell 📚

2022-02-01: Weird weather facts: for the past 2 days, it’s been 10 degrees colder at my office than at my …

2022-02-01: New Research Hints at 4 Factors That May Increase Chances of Long Covid - The New York Times

2022-02-01: No Paywall wapo.st The New York Times buys Wordle, the ultra-popular online word game

2022-01-30: From the Washington Post 1/30/22, long haulers lose sense of smell and it may never come back Covid …

2022-01-23: Quit reading: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir 📚

2022-01-23: Currently reading: The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams 📚

2022-01-22: Researchers highlight COVID-19 neurological symptoms and need for rigorous studies Well, duh. But I …

2022-01-21: Currently reading: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir 📚though so far I don’t like it. …

2022-01-21: Finished reading: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden 📚I’ve enjoyed this series set in a …

2022-01-17: Currently reading: Software Estimation Without Guessing by George Dinwiddie 📚

2022-01-15: Currently reading: To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara 📚

2022-01-15: Finally figured out how to share it. I had to turn off my ad blocker first so I could see the share …

2022-01-14: Finished reading: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell 📚Such a wonderful novel. …

2022-01-13: “Covid zero is impossible with omicron, so what’s the point in even trying to reduce/slow …

2022-01-12: Mild respiratory SARS-CoV-2 infection can cause cellular dysregulation and myelin loss in the brain …

2022-01-11: Worst idea ever: Opinion: Why is the U.S. trying to export its flawed health-care policies around …

2022-01-10: COVID and the brain: researchers zero in on how damage occurs

2022-01-10: Interesting Twitter thread about Omicron, Long COVID, and other related issues Thread by …

2022-01-09: Finished reading: The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk 📚a fun read. A bit too much 18th century …

2022-01-09: Currently reading: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell 📚

2022-01-05: Finished reading: Pastoral Song: A Farmer’s Journey by James Rebanks 📚A beautiful, hopeful …

2022-01-03: Currently reading: The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk 📚

2022-01-03: Finished reading: Ghostwritten by David Mitchell 📚I’m beginning to see how all of David …

2022-01-03: Finished reading: Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel by Sally Rooney 📚The clarity of her …

2022-01-01: Finished re-reading: The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran 📚

2022-01-01: Currently reading: The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran 📚

2021-12-31: Currently reading: Pastoral Song: A Farmer’s Journey by James Rebanks 📚

2021-12-27: Currently reading: Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel by Sally Rooney 📚

2021-12-27: Finished reading: Convenience Store Woman: A Novel by Sayaka Murata 📚A strange book but I liked it. …

2021-12-25: I made the family traditional Christmas Eve dinner for today instead. Herring-beet salad and Russian …

2021-12-25: A fun, slightly creepy, short story by Sarah Pinsker (A Song for a New Day). Those who like English …

2021-12-25: Advice from someone who’s had Long COVID for two years If we’re all about to get COVID

2021-12-24: The regular refrain of the self-employed person: “Oh, is today a holiday?” 🤣

2021-12-23: News Bulletin: Ember® mug causes long-time “tea with cream” drinker to begin taking her …

2021-12-23: Finished reading: The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery by Ross Douthat 📚Excellent …

2021-12-22: I’m going all-in on Apple Fitness+. I’ve been using a different app for strength …

2021-12-21: Currently reading: Convenience Store Woman: A Novel by Sayaka Murata 📚

2021-12-21: I’m bummed that Racket is switching away from the 9-minute web recording concept to 99-second …

2021-12-19: Currently reading: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 📚

2021-12-19: Currently reading: Ghostwritten by David Mitchell 📚

2021-12-19: Finished reading: What Could Be Saved: A Novel by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz 📚I loved it and I …

2021-12-17: Currently reading: The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery by Ross Douthat 📚

2021-12-17: Finished reading: Black Swan Green by David Mitchell 📚There’s a quote on the cover from Pub …

2021-12-13: Our general store made tarts and they made the mincemeat from scratch!

2021-12-13: Currently reading: What Could Be Saved: A Novel by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz 📚

2021-12-13: Finished reading: The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 📚I don’t know …

2021-12-11: Weirdly warm, misty afternoon for a long walk

2021-12-10: Long covid is destroying careers Long covid is destroying careers, leaving economic distress in its wake Good article, but this …

2021-12-08: I deleted TikTok on my phone. Yay, me! It’s unbelievable what a time suck it had become. …

2021-12-07: Currently reading: Black Swan Green by David Mitchell 📚

2021-12-06: Finished reading: Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor 📚I enjoyed it just as much as the first one in …

2021-12-06: Currently reading: The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 📚

2021-12-03: I forgot my Apple Watch today for the first time in years. So what’s the point of exercising …

2021-12-02: Good podcast about chronic illness in general Long COVID and the Blind Spots of American Medicine …

2021-12-02: I basically got nothing done today but I did buy these nifty winter boots. That metal plate is a …

2021-12-01: Currently reading: The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 📚

2021-12-01: Currently reading: Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor 📚

2021-12-01: Finished reading: Slade House by David Mitchell 📚Loved it, even though it verges on horror. I had …

2021-11-30: For patients with long COVID, chronic fatigue syndrome may offer a guiding star | New Hampshire …

2021-11-28: Finished reading: Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor 📚a fun YA read with great characters

2021-11-25: Uh oh. I bought myself one of those Ember mugs that keeps your beverage at the perfect temperature …

2021-11-23: She’s checking to see if possibly this spot will be warm enough for her

2021-11-23: @help Bookshelves still broken in web, so I went to Epilogue on iPhone. Wanted to make a post and …

2021-11-23: Finished reading: Morningside Heights by Joshua Henkin 📚I could not grasp the point of this novel. …

2021-11-22: Chan School event seeks way forward for long COVID patients – Harvard Gazette

2021-11-19: Me and my buddy climbed the local mountain on that warm day last week.

2021-11-19: My brother is interviewed in this piece about Long COVID For some patients, long COVID is their new …

2021-11-18: OMG this is so good, especially if you’re an Agile geek like me. @chadgmoore, I think …

2021-11-17: Article about new vaccine ad that shows the toll of Long COVID on young people-Wash Post no paywall

2021-11-16: Good use of NIH money at UMass Liisa Selin and Anna Gil study links between viral infections and …

2021-11-16: 50% of people who get COVID-19 have long-term effects Wash. Post - no paywall

2021-11-13: At the local coffee shop. So many mask fails in so many ways. Guy with bandanna. Gal pulling her …

2021-11-11: I made a Racket with @chadgmoore today. Our topic was virtual whiteboard tools, such as Miro, Mural …

2021-11-09: No answers, but these are good questions is the threat of long covid an ongoing reason to avoid …

2021-11-07: Column One: How does COVID-19 change the brain? This scientist is finding out - Los Angeles Times

2021-11-04: Currently reading: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell 📚

2021-11-04: Finished reading: Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell 📚I did love it, to the point of slowing …

2021-11-04: Currently reading: The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2021 (The Best American Series ®) …

2021-11-02: Thinking about whether to use Miro to replace my use of Trello and even some of my use of Google …

2021-10-31: Art from my mother’s home, reflecting her dining/living room. This was my home away from home, …

2021-10-30: Red #mboct

2021-10-29: My ancient but beloved cycle #mboct

2021-10-29: I found this song after I fell into indigenous TikTok and now I can’t hear it enough 🎵 35 by …

2021-10-29: I am so loving Monterey on my iMac. I made my cursor turquoise and pink and big, and my accent color …

2021-10-28: Nice, wet, fertile, rotting, humus underneath this Stinkhorn mushroom #mboct

2021-10-27: Chaos #mboct

2021-10-26: This is a rerun but here’s my bliss spot #mboct

2021-10-26: Loving the new album by Cassandra Jenkins 🎵 Apple Music Link: An Overview on Phenomenal Nature

2021-10-26: Opinion | Long Covid and the Blind Spots of American Medicine - The New York Times

2021-10-25: Gravity in action #mboct

2021-10-25: Currently reading: Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell 📚

2021-10-24: Today I was able to sing outdoors with 4 friends. We all love to sing Shape Note songs and we felt …

2021-10-24: I am mostly recovered from my Shingles vaccine side effects 24 hours later. Thanks to the many who …

2021-10-24: Finished reading: Matrix: A Novel by Lauren Groff 📚I loved this book. Very different from her other …

2021-10-24: Quit reading: Creatures of Passage by Morowa Yejidé 📚While I liked the characters, the writing and …

2021-10-24: Currently reading: Matrix: A Novel by Lauren Groff 📚

2021-10-23: This mural has meaning to me, my high school mascot. I went to my 40th reunion a few years ago.

2021-10-23: Had my first Shingles vaccine yesterday. Side effects are brutal for me! Fainted this morning, deep …

2021-10-22: I’m totally cheating by posting old photos. When in doubt, use a cat picture! Here’s …

2021-10-21: Space #mboct

2021-10-21: Finished reading: Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson 📚I have mixed feelings. I loved the language (a …

2021-10-20: My favorite sport and my favorite brother #mboct

2021-10-19: Mirror #mboct

2021-10-18: In some ways, I am already finished with 2021 📷 #semesterbeginsinJanuary #mboct

2021-10-18: Currently reading: Creatures of Passage by Morowa Yejidé 📚

2021-10-18: Finished reading: Actress by Anne Enright 📚Possibly an unreliable narrator. I actually like when …

2021-10-18: Finished reading: The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki …

2021-10-17: I didn’t need a compass to find this bear down by our mailboxes two years ago #mboct

2021-10-16: I like the way the “leaves” rotate around the pinecone #mboct

2021-10-15: For ethereal, I am choosing this photo of a poem hanging from a tree. It’s from an ephemeral …

2021-10-14: Half a wheel is better than none #mboct

2021-10-14: I’m starting to think about teaching again. This article makes a lot of sense to me and I will …

2021-10-13: Guard Pyrenees and their sheep animals #mboct

2021-10-13: Heading over to a local farm to see if I can find some animals

2021-10-12: My superhero kitty is a legend, and is managing kidney disease with great heroism. #mboct

2021-10-11: For hygge, I give you me and my cousin this past June. We hadn’t seen each other in two years. …

2021-10-11: I did another Racket recording: Converting Your Knowledge to Online Courses | Racket

2021-10-11: Finished Reading Saigon by Sam Hawken 📚I really enjoyed it. I don’t love suspense or violence …

2021-10-10: A bridge, or perhaps a highway overpass. My last time on a train, heading south to DC, sometime the …

2021-10-09: Tamsin kitty in her safe place #mboct

2021-10-08: A twilight walk #mboct

2021-10-07: My favorite spice is Cured Sumac, here in salad dressing #mboct

2021-10-06: The view down my street #mboct

2021-10-06: Currently reading: The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by …

2021-10-06: Currently reading: Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson 📚

2021-10-06: Currently reading: Actress by Anne Enright 📚

2021-10-06: Finished reading: Beautiful Ruins: A Novel by Jess Walter 📚Entertaining enough, but I won’t be …

2021-10-05: A favorite toy that helps me stay strong #mboct

2021-10-04: Something is down? Who cares, I have micro.blog for company.

2021-10-04: My favorite knife is sharp. I carry it with me and use it almost every day. Mostly for the lunch …

2021-10-03: We dry the majority of our clothes on the drying rack. #mboct

2021-10-03: Supporting a Student with Long COVID, considerations for teachers Specialized Health Needs for …

2021-10-03: www.washingtonpost.com As students with long-haul covid return to school, many districts don’t …

2021-10-02: Dar Williams in a fabulous concert this afternoon 🎶 her name is almost dark #mboct

2021-10-01: Day 1 touch We’re having outdoor theater tonight. I watch the AV guy touch the equipment. I’ve done …

2021-09-29: Long Covid is a bigger problem than we thought - CNN

2021-09-29: Finished reading: The Paris Library: A Novel by Janet Skeslien Charles 📚I did not love it. While the …

2021-09-24: Good article about mRNA vaccines The tangled history of mRNA vaccines

2021-09-24: Your vaccine history may help with your COVID vaccine. Yes, all the vaccines, people! www.cell.com

2021-09-24: I re-read the Foundation books earlier this year. Overall, they have not aged well — one thing is …

2021-09-24: Finished reading: A Closed and Common Orbit: Wayfarers 2 by Becky Chambers 📚I loved it. I mean, …

2021-09-22: Ha ha! I set up Focus mode on my iPhone, choosing a specific screen as the one that would show. Then …

2021-09-22: Currently reading: A Closed and Common Orbit: Wayfarers 2 by Becky Chambers 📚

2021-09-20: Finished reading: Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh 📚A hard read. Allie’s had a …

2021-09-19: A good start NIH awards $470M to NYU to build long COVID-19 study population Officials aim to …

2021-09-16: Really interesting Racket from @cm about Obsidian. Obsidian is a transformative tool | Racket And …

2021-09-15: Currently reading: The Paris Library: A Novel by Janet Skeslien Charles 📚

2021-09-15: Finished reading: The Listeners by Leni Zumas 📚I did not enjoy this book though I read it all the …

2021-09-14: Yeah, really like that new iPad Mini and I think Apple will sell a ton of them. Perfect pandemic …

2021-09-14: This person needs Micro.blog ★ Write more, but shorter blog.kewah.com

2021-09-14: Finished reading: Jack: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson 📚 I’m definitely on a Marilynne Robinson …

2021-09-14: Finished reading: Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise …

2021-09-13: I made another Racket: Lisa and Bernadette talk about Zoom Fatigue I highly recommend Racket as a …

2021-09-13: The Information Intervention Chain Wait, that’s not what a big banner with an exclamation point …

2021-09-08: Finished Reading Incredible Doom vol. 1 by Matthew Bogart and Jesse Holden 📚Very fun trip back to …

2021-09-07: Had a good time doing a Racket with @cm on the topic of “Facilitation Do’s.” We …

2021-09-06: Currently reading: Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise …

2021-09-05: Currently reading: The Listeners by Leni Zumas 📚

2021-09-03: Today I became an Advanced Certified Scrum Master, woo hoo!

2021-09-02: New Recommendations Address ME/CFS Diagnosis and Management The urgency of appropriate recognition …

2021-09-02: New Clinical Guidelines for ME/CFS The clinicians make it clear that no treatments have been shown …

2021-09-02: Finished reading: Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah 📚I …

2021-09-02: The study Risk factors and disease profile of post-vaccination SARS-CoV-2 infection in UK users of …

2021-09-02: Risk is cut, but not eliminated. We have to remain careful. Vaccines cut risk of ‘long covid’ in …

2021-09-01: Excellent but anger-making article about Long COVID COVID-19 Long-Haulers Are Fighting for Their Future - The Atlantic They and other long-haulers want …

2021-08-31: Woo hoo, going dancing tonight for the first time since March 2020! Outdoor concert at the local …

2021-08-29: So the local bread baker made “sesame Sirarcha bread.” I made French toast with it, added avocado …

2021-08-26: Just had my eyes dilated at the doctor’s. Can’t drive for another hour so am treating myself to …

2021-08-26: Currently reading: Jack: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson 📚

2021-08-26: Currently reading: Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah 📚

2021-08-26: Finished reading: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates 📚 A good read. Dragged a bit in the middle …

2021-08-26: Finished reading: Home by Marilynne Robinson 📚

2021-08-23: I’ve been worrying about this: The data from vaccinated Israeli medical staff shows that …

2021-08-20: Pelvic Floor Health This article might be paywalled but it had the best language I’ve seen to deal …

2021-08-19: Apple Maps Error: A Server with the specified hostname could not be found. I had been having some trouble with Apple Maps and also with Waze in recent weeks. First Apple Maps …

2021-08-18: But I can’t find evidence for this statistic www.washingtonpost.com “It has been estimated …

2021-08-17: 10 arguments to consider before calling long covid psychosomatic 10 arguments to consider before calling long covid psychosomatic. | by Jan Choutka | Aug, 2021 | …

2021-08-17: And then I had a great conversation with @cm! Today was the day to reach and talk to interesting …

2021-08-17: I had a great chat with @warner this morning. We connected thanks to Micro.Camp and had a …

2021-08-16: Agile in Writing I came across this today in the Chronicle of Higher Ed: I cannot possibly overemphasize the fact …

2021-08-14: By the way, my kitty is doing very well. She’s the one who developed kidney disease in May and …

2021-08-14: Y’all, I have so many tabs open due to all the interesting speakers at Micro.camp! It’s …

2021-08-14: Currently reading: Home by Marilynne Robinson 📚

2021-08-13: Micro.blog for Families ideas I’ve been curious about the “Teams” feature in micro.blog. I wonder if I could use …

2021-08-13: Getting ready for Micro Camp 2021: August 13-14, woo hoo!

2021-08-10: Finished reading: Housekeeping: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson 📚Beautiful writing. Perhaps an …

2021-08-04: Hey, Micro.Camp! I’m doing a talk about Agile project management … what do you want to …

2021-08-01: View from our local mountain I ran sound for a wedding rehearsal yesterday in this beautiful spot. …

2021-07-21: Shared housing is the answer to the nationwide crisis of affordable housing (I serve on the board of …

2021-07-20: Finished reading: My Century: A Novel by Günter Grass 📚 My continuing reading project into …

2021-07-20: Loving my new Stream Deck! I’ve only had it for one day but it’s worth it just for the …

2021-07-19: I’m finally moving from LiquidPlanner | Planning Intelligence For Smart Projects to OmniFocus …

2021-07-19: Interesting community science project Characterizing long COVID in an international cohort: 7 months …

2021-07-14: Brain imaging before and after COVID-19 in UK Biobank | medRxiv We identified significant effects …

2021-07-08: Ugh. I installed Big Sur on Tuesday on my iMac. Now I’m having intermittent network issues …

2021-07-07: Currently reading: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates 📚

2021-07-07: Finished reading: The Arrest: A Novel by Jonathan Lethem 📚

2021-07-07: Finished reading: All for Nothing by Walter Kempowski 📚 I’m reading books about Germany and …

2021-07-05: The World's Best Breakfast Here’s my utterly baroque method for cooking breakfast cereal. In a double boiler, add ¾ cup …

2021-07-04: Our local library is partnering with a new international market to do “Spice of the Month” where you …

2021-07-03: I just spent some time in Facebook (trying to keep it to no more than once a week) and then came …

2021-06-30: Viewing this story on an iPad is amazing. A really good use of technology. I hope this link isn’t …

2021-06-27: Currently reading: All for Nothing by Walter Kempowski 📚

2021-06-27: Finished reading: Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo 📚 I loved most of this novel but felt that it …

2021-06-27: I rested my way to recovery from long Covid. I urge others to do the same | Fiona Lowenstein | The …

2021-06-27: I love summer, sourdough waffles with fresh strawberries and apricots 🍞

2021-06-25: People who survived Covid-19 are 59% more likely to die within the following six months than people …

2021-06-21: Currently reading: Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo 📚

2021-06-20: Currently reading: The Arrest by Jonathan Lethem 📚

2021-06-20: Finished reading: The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel 📚 So fun. I loved this book. …

2021-06-20: Finished reading: What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician’s Guide to Rebuilding …

2021-06-20: Finished reading: The City We Became by N.K. Jemison 📚 A very fun read, highly recommended, …

2021-06-20: Back home after 8 days away, 1200 miles, 24 hours of drive time. It was wonderful to visit a beloved …

2021-06-20: The first podcast 🎙️ recommendation: Lolita Podcast. I know I’ve been dissing Nabokov this …

2021-06-20: The second podcast 🎙️recommendation: Over the Road — Radiotopia. Perfect for many hours of drive …

2021-06-15: Teaberry ice cream A Pennsylvania specialty. Similar to wintergreen. I quite like it.

2021-06-11: I’m about to leave home for a road trip. It’s the first time I’ll sleep somewhere else since …

2021-06-08: Scientists begin to unravel the mysteries of the coronavirus and brains www.washingtonpost.com

2021-06-07: A few things I liked at WWDC, but a few things I hate, like the new Safari design.

2021-06-05: I made preserved lemons! We’re gonna try them in a quinoa veggie dish tonight.

2021-06-03: Finished reading: Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor 📚 A fun and fast read with great characters.

2021-06-03: Finished reading: Writers and Lovers by Lily King 📚 Oh, I really liked this book. At first, I was …

2021-05-31: Currently reading: Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise …

2021-05-31: Currently reading: The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin 📚

2021-05-31: Currently reading: Writers & Lovers by Lily King 📚

2021-05-31: Finished reading: Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon 📚 Horrible book. Sexist, racist, …

2021-05-31: Currently reading: Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor 📚

2021-05-31: Sometimes in the morning I have to remind myself “Lisa, you are wasting the few good minutes …

2021-05-31: My brother: As I taught myself more about ME/CFS, I noticed that two phrases often appeared in …

2021-05-30: By contrast, if the body is exposed to the coronavirus after vaccination, the immune system is now …

2021-05-28: Wild stuff might be coming from Apple Wild stuff might be coming from Apple First thing you need to know is the changes coming are WAY …

2021-05-27: Finished reading: Apeirogon by Colum McCann 📚Absolutely 5 stars. Lyrical, beautiful, and deeply …

2021-05-24: Hrrmph. I’m lusting after this new Kobo e-reader Use the Kobo Stylus to make notes in eBooks …

2021-05-24: Anybody know if these mushrooms are edible? We seeded these logs with store-bought spores a couple …

2021-05-23: I’ve taken my first two swims. The first in a smaller pond and the water temperature was …

2021-05-23: Long COVID and POTS dysautonomia After Months Of A Racing Heart And Burning Feet, A COVID Long-Hauler Gets A Diagnosis | New …

2021-05-22: Beautiful Lady Slipper orchids — we’re so happy that they come back every year

2021-05-19: So I’m teaching a corporate workshop next week, on Agile/Scrum as usual. And even though we …

2021-05-18: Final grades submitted 🏫! So I’m done teaching for another year, assuming I get hired back …

2021-05-18: Currently reading: Apeirogon by Colum McCann 📚

2021-05-18: Finished reading: Change Agent by Daniel Suarez 📚 A wild ride, and frightening in its vision of a …

2021-05-16: Currently reading: What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician’s Guide to …

2021-05-16: Finished reading: The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel 📚Totally loved it and …

2021-05-14: I finished teaching my Agile course for another year, it’s all done but the grading. It was a …

2021-05-12: Yes, my darling kitty has early stage kidney disease. We’re entering a new world of delivering …

2021-05-10: Kitty is dehydrated. They’re giving her fluids and drawing blood for a test, then I can take her …

2021-05-10: Ugh. I’m worried about my kitty who hasn’t eaten in a couple of days, and I just found …

2021-05-09: Currently Reading: Change Agent by Daniel Suarez 📚

2021-05-09: Currently reading: The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel 📚Loving this book already. …

2021-05-07: It was a thrill to see this perfect Studebaker in the parking lot the other day. I’ve always …

2021-05-04: Ugh, I think I have to drop my Yahoo email account. Yeah, I know, should have done it already. I …

2021-05-04: Good video from a medical expert about living with Long COVID. (Not me, but a family member has Long …

2021-05-03: I am grateful for the evening shutdown routine that I learned from David Sparks. It is so true for …

2021-05-02: Finished reading: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson 📚

2021-05-02: Finished reading: Fifty Degrees Below by Kim Stanley Robinson 📚

2021-05-01: We have a heated mattress pad. 🐈

2021-05-01: It’s worth it to go down to town in the spring, when it’s still winter at home

2021-05-01: My brother and I just agreed to meet up for the 2024 solar eclipse, maybe in Quebec but maybe in the …

2021-04-27: Minor breakthrough in the Python class that I’ve been taking for the past few months. I …

2021-04-26: People With Severe COVID-19 Have More Long-Term Effects, Study Find People With Severe COVID-19 Have More Long-Term Effects, Study Finds : Coronavirus Updates : NPR …

2021-04-26: We show that beyond the first 30 days of illness, people with COVID-19 exhibit higher risk of death …

2021-04-26: We know a lot about Covid-19. Experts have many more questions STAT was curious which questions …

2021-04-26: I’m enjoying Peter Frampton’s new album, “Peter Frampton Forgets the Words” …

2021-04-24: Met with a few friends and did a socially distanced Shape Note sing outdoors next to a beautiful …

2021-04-23: New Rhiannon Giddens album! Wow! 🎶 <music.apple.com/us/album/…>

2021-04-21: Really interesting article from Microsoft about Work in 2021, with tons of data and good charts …

2021-04-20: I just missed two days of closing my Exercise ring on my Apple Watch, after not missing a single day …

2021-04-20: We use an application called Yellowdig for online discussion forums in my class 🏫. I really like it. …

2021-04-19: Oops, I let myself get behind on course grading. 🏫 Trying to get entirely caught up today. May or …

2021-04-19: Finished reading: An Age of License by Lucy Knisley 📚

2021-04-19: Finished reading: Displacement by Lucy Knisley 📚

2021-04-19: Currently reading: 50 Degrees Below by Kim Stanley Robinson 📚

2021-04-18: Second COVID shot has me in bed for the day — heart racing whenever I get up — but I’m confident it …

2021-04-16: April in New Hampshire

2021-04-16: Finished reading: The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel 📚

2021-04-15: I just taught a 3-hour face-to-face class (with good social distancing). The first one I’ve …

2021-04-14: Copy Google Doc. Rename. Sharing – Anyone with the link can Edit. Copy Link. Paste in Bit.Ly …

2021-04-13: Currently reading: Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon 📚

2021-04-13: Daily Shutdown -- Tomorrow must be written down on paper and in ink I’ve realized that I can’t consider that I have completed my Daily Shutdown — MacSparky …

2021-04-12: Finished reading: The Danzig Trilogy: The Tin Drum, Cat and Mouse, Dog Years by Gunter Grass …

2021-04-11: Currently reading: The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel 📚

2021-04-11: Finished reading: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell 📚Well-written but traumatic to read: child abuse, …

2021-04-09: COVID-19 and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome Covid-19 hyperinflammation and post-Covid-19 illness may be rooted in mast cell activation syndrome …

2021-04-08: Gabe Weatherhead has the best “I’ve just revived a dead blog” post ever: Welcome …

2021-04-07: I feel like a genius. I’ve figured out how to use Apple Pay Cash to load up my Apple ID …

2021-04-07: Lots of people have neurological and psychiatric issues post-COVID Our study provides evidence for substantial neurological and psychiatric morbidity in the 6 months …

2021-04-06: This New York Times piece about a Mughal miniature is really worth viewing. I like it best on an …

2021-04-06: Just submitted a nomination for a very deserving artist for New Hampshire’s Governors Arts …

2021-04-05: Peer Learning In Trust, safety, and learning at meetings : Conferences That Work, Adrian reminds us of the …

2021-04-05: Thinking about Micro.Blog highlights and maintaining a research page I’ve been using the new highlights interface since MB 2.0 was released. It’s by no means …

2021-04-05: Long Haul COVID: Physicians review what's known Long-haul COVID: Physicians review what’s known – ScienceDaily “But really, any …

2021-04-02: His goal: learning all he can about how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, affects brain …

2021-04-02: Long Covid Questions but few answers What we know and don’t know about long Covid - STAT Is there a …

2021-04-01: A struggle to come up with a set of User Stories for my students to split during a breakout activity …

2021-03-31: Apple Keynote has been updated recently. They added a feature many people wanted: not only the …

2021-03-31: I’m really looking forward to the @jen4web class in HTML, delivered via email every day in …

2021-03-30: Syllabus design links Creating a syllabus for a new course: The answer-seeking method – Raul …

2021-03-30: Spent the AM preparing for tomorrow night’s webinar. 🏫 The students will be doing Pair-Shares …

2021-03-29: Currently reading: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell 📚

2021-03-29: Finished reading: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke 📚I have to say I didn’t like it much. I got tired …

2021-03-29: Getting ready to grade a bunch of Agile Activity Backbone assignments. 🏫 This is the first step on …

2021-03-26: First shot done! I feel very lucky. Waited 3 hours in a line of cars but totally worth it, everyone …

2021-03-26: Wrapping my head around teaching the next few webinars. 🏫 The material is so intertwined that …

2021-03-25: I finally figured out that I’m using Derek Sivers’ concept of the /now page page …

2021-03-25: How to debrief activities during webinars? 🏫 I’ve been pleased this year with good old Zoom …

2021-03-24: Finished reading: Forty Signs of Rain by Kim Stanley Robinson 📚

2021-03-24: Currently reading: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke 📚

2021-03-22: Successfully battled the NH Vaccine website into submission and now have a vaccine appointment for …

2021-03-22: Battling the NH Vaccine website. Today is the first time those of us 50+ can sign up.

2021-03-19: Added my Now stream at micro.blog to https://nownownow.com. I like Working Out Loud and this seems …

2021-03-19: Got Internet back, the old DSL instead of the new fiber. Decided to stick with a business account …

2021-03-18: I hate it when companies fail. I was supposed to get fiber today. Didn’t work and that’s OK. But the …

2021-03-18: Worked through the next 8 webinars, moving from the planning map to mostly complete Keynote slides.

2021-03-17: Finished grading the latest assignment. This assignment built on the last one, and the next one will …

2021-03-17: Another wonderful day skiing with my cousin in New Hampshire.

2021-03-15: Working on Webinar 8, the mid-point of the semester. Trying out a new way to get students to write …

2021-03-15: Proud Auntie! I just found out that my nephew sang in the chorus on this 2021 Grammy award-winning …

2021-03-11: I just finished reconciling bank accounts and credit cards. I’m getting ready for Toastmasters …

2021-03-10: Working on tonight’s webinar, #7 in the semester. The topics are team building, user roles and …

2021-03-09: Our nutty kitty 🐈 loves to jump into piles of crumpled paper. It’s better if there are …

2021-03-08: The last of our weekly contra dances was held one year ago today. Will we remember how to dance and …

2021-03-07: Hanging out until my “folklore” board meeting begins. It’s been a weird year …

2021-03-07: Currently reading: Forty Signs of Rain by Kim Stanley Robinson 📚

2021-03-04: I’m grateful for a really nice morning of skiing. ⛷️🏔️🌤️ I’m looking forward to …

2021-03-03: I’m 4 Brood X cycles old + 10. I was 10 years old, living in DC, for my first Brood X cicada cycle. …

2021-03-02: What brains could teach scientists about the lasting effects of Covid-19 His goal: learning all he …

2021-03-01: I’m grateful that I managed to get in a run this evening when it was 30 degrees F instead of waiting …

2021-02-26: I’ve been a happy user of Hook for a couple of months, but I’ve mostly been using it to …

2021-02-25: Finished reading: Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez 📚I …

2021-02-25: Finished reading: Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson 📚Another novel that I stopped reading because I …

2021-02-25: Currently reading: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson 📚

2021-02-25: Finished reading: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid 📚Definitely worth reading. At first, I didn’t …

2021-02-23: Today I am grateful for my workout app and the wonderful trainer who sets up my routines for me. The …

2021-02-19: It’s alive! We’re loving this blooming amaryllis providing color in mid-winter, as well …

2021-02-18: More about COVID and the brain. www.washingtonpost.com “Given that more than one hundred …

2021-02-16: Currently reading: The Danzig Trilogy: The Tin Drum, Cat and Mouse, Dog Years by Günter Grass 📚

2021-02-16: Finished reading: The Overstory by Richard Powers 📚 Totally worth reading. It’s a good …

2021-02-16: Currently reading: Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson 📚

2021-02-16: Currently reading: Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez 📚

2021-02-16: Finished reading: The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut 📚

2021-02-16: Finished reading: Surfaces and Essences: Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking by Douglas R …

2021-02-16: OMG Kitty Letter on the Apple App Store is a very funny, totally free game. From The Oatmeal.

2021-02-15: It’s light enough to run 🏃‍♀️ after work!

2021-02-12: Yes! I found a sporg! This was growing in the crawl space of our Town Hall. We found it when we were …

2021-02-11: I went skiing again this morning. The plan is that I ski for 3 hours, then drive to my office, then …

2021-02-09: A muddy summer morning in 2018 after quite the August thunderstorm (not my car)

2021-02-08: Currently reading: The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut 📚

2021-02-08: These rare Lady Slipper’s orchids, which return every year in this remote spot, give me hope.

2021-02-07: I am craving the homemade cookies that used to show up every Monday at our local contra dance.

2021-02-06: Day 6: sport Skiing is my favorite sport, closely followed by swimming, and more recently running …

2021-02-05: Cat in a box Pets 🐈

2021-02-05: Fun stuff: David Byrne Radio 🎶

2021-02-04: And I had on more layers than this when I was skiing earlier today

2021-02-03: I take comfort in all my books about great learning-based activities (and checking if …

2021-02-02: Morning beverage — one oolong leaf which gets more hot water all day

2021-02-02: Finished reading: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other …

2021-02-02: Finished reading: The Margot Affair by Sanaë Lemoine 📚 I’m going to give this one an …

2021-02-01: A close up of an old manuscript

2021-02-01: Whelp, it’s already snowing here in New Hampshire at 2 PM. I’m going to head on home and …

2021-01-31: Others have said this, too. I’m astounded at how healthy I have been during this COVID year …

2021-01-30: I’m listening to Lisa Sieverts Radio on Apple Music and I have to say that they have outdone …

2021-01-30: Woo hoo! Nearly 5 miles at 9 degrees F🏃‍♀️

2021-01-30: I’m a folkie at heart and thus loved this Jacob Collier album from a couple of years ago. 🎵 Apple …

2021-01-29: Currently reading: The Overstory by Richard Powers 📚

2021-01-29: Currently reading: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria by Beverly Daniel …

2021-01-29: Once a year, I have to re-learn Tinderbox because its magic is worth it as I create student groups …

2021-01-28: Temperature is dropping like a stone here in New Hampshire. It was 29 degrees F a couple of hours …

2021-01-27: The Rural Blog: Rural health care experts suggest five creative ways the Biden administration can …

2021-01-26: The discussion forum for my course has started! Yesterday was the opening day of the term. Our first …

2021-01-25: Mac Apps I rely on: MailMate DevonThink Obsidian Hook Google Docs Keynote BusyCal

2021-01-24: March 23. That’s when my 85-year-old friend gets his first vaccine shot. Apparently over 10% of the …

2021-01-23: Helped an 85-year-old friend get in line for the COVID-19 vaccine today. I don’t know when his …

2021-01-23: Tamsin kitty finally trying out the box behind the wood stove 🐈

2021-01-22: I’ve been working on a volunteer project for a few months. It had run into a logjam. Today I …

2021-01-21: T - 6: My Tech Setup for Zoom Teaching Computer: iMac circa late 2019 Second Screen: Samsung display in portrait mode Microphone: …

2021-01-20: Currently Reading: The Margot Affair by Sanaë Lemoine 📚

2021-01-20: COVID-19 Ski Day: happy trails with a good ski buddy, all masked up.

2021-01-19: Finished reading: Harvest by Jim Crace 📚Dark and depressing, albeit well written. It’s a novel …

2021-01-19: I’m pretty happy so far with Reincubate Camo to turn my iPhone into my webcam when I’m …

2021-01-18: T - 9: Teaching again The Agile Project Management course that I teach begins in nine days. The 2021 version is almost a …

2021-01-17: I added about 33% more butter to my sourdough muffin batter this morning, “just to use it up.” Oh, …

2021-01-16: My cat types part of my post, and I talk about wet snow Wet, heavy snow here today. Me and hubby were good and went out I. `1 n N (last few characters were …

2021-01-15: Am I showing my age if I say how much I LOVED this episode of Song Exploder | Yusuf / Cat Stevens? 🎵

2021-01-15: I’m almost embarrassed at how well tracking is helping me stick to my 2021 resolutions. Note …

2021-01-14: Just finishing up my Toastmasters club meeting at 7:30 PM on a Thursday. Even though we’re on …

2021-01-13: Attended an interesting webinar about assessment in teaching. Turns out most of us don’t enjoy …

2021-01-12: And I still want an “edu” or “teaching” or “school” link in …

2021-01-12: Have I mentioned lately that it’s T - 15 for teaching? 🏫 Ack! No, really, I’m ready, …

2021-01-11: No Learning without Risk - First Dose First, and also some Agile An interesting article making the case that countries should shift their vaccine plans to …

2021-01-10: Currently reading: How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi 📚

2021-01-10: Finished reading: Ark by Veronica Roth 📚

2021-01-10: Finished reading: Randomize by Andy Weir 📚

2021-01-10: Links to good Mac keystrokes Saving this here so I can find it again: Mac Shortcuts for a More Efficient Mac Workflow | Software …

2021-01-10: A [Gift] Economy of Abundance - good reading The Serviceberry: An Economy of Abundance – Robin Wall Kimmerer Gratitude and reciprocity are the …

2021-01-09: Copying @burk My favorite Fitness+ instructors so far: Jessica for yoga IMHO Dustin’s yoga …

2021-01-08: More scary reasons to be careful How COVID-19 Attacks The Brain And May Cause Lasting Damage | New …

2021-01-08: Finished reading: You Have Arrived At Your Destination by Amor Towles 📚

2021-01-08: Finished reading: A Kind of Freedom by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton 📚Definitely worth reading, but such …

2021-01-07: OMG I have never spent so much time on Twitter as I have today. So I’m all hyped up. Time to …

2021-01-06: Unbelievable what’s happening at the US Capitol today. Total mayhem. Once, in the past, …

2021-01-05: Last night I had such a vivid dream about dancing. Finally, after 10 months away, I’m missing …

2021-01-04: Currently reading: Surfaces and Essences by Douglas Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander 📚

2021-01-04: Darn it, missed my goal of micro.blogging every day in 2021 on day 3! I will continue with my goal …

2021-01-02: My first inclement weather run.🏃‍♀️ Almost five miles post snow/sleet mix so the road was slushy and …

2021-01-01: Finished reading: Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston 📚Totally fun and also a bit helpful to better understand …

2021-01-01: Currently reading: A Kind of Freedom by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton 📚

2021-01-01: Finished reading: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor 📚Highly recommended. One of the things it shows is that …

2021-01-01: Pandemic World In 2019, I drove about 19,000 miles and 25% of those miles were for business. In …

2020-12-31: Finished reading: Foundation by Isaac Asimov 📚 So many men. One woman, I think, and all she cares …

2020-12-31: Finished reading: Ulysses by James Joyce 📚 Skipped 100 pages in the middle, the “play.” …

2020-12-24: Currently reading: Ahsoka by E. K. Johnston 📚

2020-12-24: Currently reading: Foundation by Isaac Asimov 📚

2020-12-23: One of the many things I love about winter is yummy oranges.

2020-12-21: Finished reading: Ready Player One 📚Read it mostly so that I could say, “yeah, I read …

2020-12-21: Currently reading: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor 📚

2020-12-16: 🏃‍♀️ Run at 9 degrees F today (-13 C). First run in such cold weather. Luckily, I’ve been …

2020-12-16: Ministry for the Future Book Club 📚 One of my favorite futurists is Bryan Alexander, thinker in the academic space. I’m reading …

2020-12-16: Finished reading: Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson 📚 Definitely 5 ⭐. The best book …

2020-12-14: So sad right now

2020-12-07: #MicroMonday I recommend @mpmilestogo who has been sharing beautiful photos of life in Vietnam

2020-12-07: Whew, 48 hour power outage due to about a foot of snow on Saturday. Recognizing how lucky we are to …

2020-12-03: Finished reading: Breaking Bread with the Dead by Alan Jacobs 📚I think my favorite thing about this …

2020-12-03: Currently reading: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline 📚

2020-12-03: I have to say that I love working out in my own little office. Total privacy, I can listen to …

2020-11-30: I’m always trying to reinforce good habits and defang bad ones. At 60, I’ve learned this never ends. …

2020-11-29: I’m a dope! Missed my mbnov post for yesterday. I wish I could be a time-traveling pedestrian and …

2020-11-28: Longest run!🏃‍♀️4.8 miles in just over an hour. Felt good the whole way. I’m doing 3 minute runs and …

2020-11-27: Finished reading: A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker 📚 I enjoyed this novel a lot, even though …

2020-11-27: There’s no dilemma here, I’ll have both types of pie please. #mbnov

2020-11-26: I’m in the office this morning but gave some thought to the tiny Tgiving dinner for me and …

2020-11-26: Currently reading: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo 📚

2020-11-26: Finished reading: The Mermaid, the Witch and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall 📚Another one that I quit …

2020-11-25: Currently reading: The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall 📚

2020-11-25: The word for today brings up strong memories. A call in the early morning, letting me know my father …

2020-11-24: I’m guilty of laying in the provisions as we head into more of a shut-down, plus Thanksgiving. …

2020-11-23: I’d love to be the sort of writer that is able to capture people’s attention. I’m …

2020-11-22: I was at the COVID-19 border but thankfully was able to step back from the precipice. Both hubby and …

2020-11-22: Finished reading: The Guest Book by Sarah Blake 📚 I loved this book. It’s a good story, with …

2020-11-21: Hubby’s COVID-19 test just came back negative, which is good news since he’s the one who was …

2020-11-21: Winter is late in my part of the world. I’d hoped to ski on Thanksgiving Day but it looks unlikely …

2020-11-20: When I was young, I loved to make tie-dyed clothing. The colors were vivid at first, but over time …

2020-11-19: It’s possible that I’ve been exposed to COVID-19 (I know, it’s more accurate to …

2020-11-18: Oops, I’m currently reading four books at once, I think that’s a personal record. But …

2020-11-18: Currently reading: A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker 📚

2020-11-18: Currently reading: Breaking Bread with the Dead: A Reader’s Guide to a More Tranquil Mind by …

2020-11-18: Dependence or independence? I look for a healthy mix #mbnov

2020-11-17: I love traveling by train. Someone once said that when you travel “your soul moves at the …

2020-11-16: My memory seems like a slippery, wriggling fish, sometimes silvery bright, sometimes dull. I easily …

2020-11-16: Currently reading: Ulysses by James Joyce 📚

2020-11-15: Finished reading: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 📚

2020-11-15: Yesterday I ran 5k and it didn’t seem all that far. Two years ago, I attempted a baby …

2020-11-14: Run for an entire 5k. Slow but steady. It was early on a grey, cold morning, but not spooky at all. …

2020-11-13: I guess I’m going to give up on pretending to work today. It’s Friday, it’s my 6th …

2020-11-12: The pandemic is leading to some wear and tear on my soul. Luckily, today, I get to go down to town …

2020-11-11: Say Saying Said. There are so few opportunities for speaking person to person these days. Yesterday …

2020-11-10: Finished reading: Inland by Tea Obreht 📚 I didn’t love it, mostly because I liked none of the …

2020-11-10: I’m reading a book called The Guest Book. I can match each character to a member of my family. …

2020-11-10: Currently reading: The Guest Book by Sarah Blake 📚

2020-11-09: Somedays I have to force myself to work. But I find that I can get right to it if I do a few things …

2020-11-08: The word bind makes me think of bindweed, a weed that infested my Idaho garden and was so difficult …

2020-11-07: I find that when I consciously inflate my lungs as I breathe, I am calmer and more mindful. #mbnov …

2020-11-06: I haven’t had much time for puzzling over puzzles. I do enjoy a good word game, and recently …

2020-11-05: There’s that period play, She Stoops to Conquer. I never understood that title. #mbnov

2020-11-04: This could be a near miss and I could be wrong but I do believe Biden will be the winner once all …

2020-11-03: I’m staying calm and planning not to be astonished by the electrion results, whatever happens …

2020-11-02: Anyone remember my Python project? I had to give it up BUT I’ve just discovered that the local …

2020-11-02: I’m trying so hard to concentrate because I have a lot of prep to do for a class I’m …

2020-11-01: Brain microhemorrhages might be due to COVID-19 Note this is a pre-print article: Neuropathology and Virus in Brain of SARS-CoV-2 Infected Non-Human …

2020-11-01: Ain’t nothing dreary about the opportunity to write everyday, and I’m grateful for the prompts. …

2020-10-31: None to Run Week 10: for me, three 10-minute runs, spaced with a 1-minute walk. 🏃‍♀️ I could barely …

2020-10-30: Currently reading: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 📚

2020-10-29: Finished reading: Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand 📚A cracking good read. …

2020-10-26: Currently reading: Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand 📚

2020-10-26: Currently reading: Inland by Téa Obreht 📚

2020-10-26: Finished reading: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel 📚 Turns out this is a novel about …

2020-10-26: Finished reading: 2666 by Roberto Bolaño 📚 Ugh. The book is made up of five smaller books. I was …

2020-10-22: Post-COVID Syndrome and POTS Wondering if POTS is the name of what my post-COVID brother is suffering from postural orthostatic …

2020-10-21: Really good article about the Google antitrust suit from Stratechery United States v. Google – …

2020-10-21: Research into Contract Grading Contract Grading Samples How I Contract Grade · Ryan Cordell Sample course explanation Course …

2020-10-20: Don't engage in phone sex during your business Zoom call I’m actually hoping this incident makes people more likely to keep their cameras on during …

2020-10-19: If lungs can heal post COVID, perhaps brains can, too I take some hope from this article, even though lungs are not brains. I do this research for a …

2020-10-19: Currently reading: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel 📚

2020-10-19: Currently reading: 2666 by Roberto Bolaño 📚

2020-10-17: Well, that was a surprise this morning.

2020-10-14: OMG this a day in the life project is AMAZING! I am loving seeing photos from ALL OVER THE WORLD. …

2020-10-14: Finished reading: Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan 📚A fascinating, thought-provoking, and beautifully …

2020-10-14: There’s still stuff going on in my town. 9:30 AM local time in Harrisville, NH, USA …

2020-10-13: Possible pathway for SARS-CoV-2 entry into the brain My brother is a COVID-19 “long hauler,” suffering from brain fog and post-exertion …

2020-10-13: Finished reading: Balm in Gilead: Journey of a Healer by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot 📚 Definitely worth …

2020-10-12: Quite the sky yesterday evening

2020-10-12: Currently reading: Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan 📚

2020-10-10: Loving the new Sylvan Esso 🎶 album “Free Love” Apple Music link I think they are my favorite 2020 …

2020-10-09: Hey, I’m still doing the None To Run™ - Gradual Running Plan and App for Beginner Runners …

2020-10-09: Apple MailMate Tricks: An Always Empty Inbox I’ve been a MailMate user for several years but have only recently personalized it to the …

2020-10-09: Winter is coming, re the economy and small business especially Kenneth Rogoff assesses the state of the U.S. economy – Harvard Gazette A third thing is that the …

2020-10-08: Is the new bookmark/highlight feature a way into a Digital Garden? I’m very curious about Andy Matuschak and his method of digital gardening. The new MB features …

2020-10-08: Currently reading: Balm in Gilead: Journey of a Healer by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot 📚

2020-10-08: Stopped reading: Bone Rattler: A Mystery of Colonial America by Eliot Pattison 📚 Started and stopped …

2020-10-07: NK Jemisin receives MacArthur grant -- and trying out the bookmarks feature Very excited about NK Jemisin receiving a MacArthur grant. Wondering what this amazing world builder …

2020-10-07: Finished reading: Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin 📚And Nabokov as translator redeems himself in …

2020-10-06: My very sane brother is suffering 6 months post-COVID Nearly One-Third of Covid-19 Patients in Study …

2020-10-05: Finished reading: Gertrude and Claudius by John Updike 📚

2020-10-04: Currently reading: Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin 📚

2020-10-04: Started and stopped reading: Hyperion by Dan Simmons 📚 When the 6 main characters were introduced …

2020-10-04: Finished reading: The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd 📚 I didn’t love it. The main character …

2020-10-02: Inktober day 2 wisp. So far it’s mostly about workflow

2020-10-02: Inktober

2020-10-02: Super annoyed to have had to do this If you’re missing Workout GPS routes or Health data after …

2020-10-01: Currently reading: Gertrude and Claudius: A Novel by John Updike 📚

2020-09-29: Finished reading: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri 📚 Excellent book. More sad than uplifting, but …

2020-09-27: Can you imagine getting a thank you card from Twitter or FB? Thank YOU @macgenie

2020-09-25: A bright Fall, after all, despite the New England drought

2020-09-25: Currently reading: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri 📚

2020-09-25: Finished reading: The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food by Adam Gopnik 📚

2020-09-23: Internet is down, must be time for lunch. On the positive side, CCI is putting in fiber on my street …

2020-09-23: Hey, in all of my research around Mailmate and the 5 months it took me to figure out how to make my …

2020-09-18: Remember my web scraping project? I’ve read 8 chapters of Python Crash Course and have written …

2020-09-16: Currently Reading: The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food by Adam Gopnik 📚

2020-09-16: I'm looking forward to Apple Fitness+ and Apple One I’m looking forward to Apple Fitness+. It sounds like it will be perfect for me. All I want is …

2020-09-15: Currently reading: The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd 📚

2020-09-15: Finished reading: Ada, or Ardor by Vladimir Nabokov 📚 Quit reading is more like it. Awful, awful …

2020-09-13: Finished reading: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield 📚 Five stars, I loved this book. A little …

2020-09-10: Questions for Table Topics - Recipes for Success I’m scheduled to be the Table Topics master at my Toastmasters club this evening. The theme …

2020-09-08: Imagining the pandemic continues into 2023: part 1 | Bryan Alexander

2020-09-07: Today I am grateful for absolutely beautiful September days and I am looking forward to my run …

2020-09-05: Sunlit kitty 🐈

2020-09-03: Did my third None to Run run today, finishing up week 1 in the program 🏃‍♀️. OMG on Saturday I have …

2020-09-02: Finished reading: 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster 📚 I loved it. It’s a great thought piece about the …

2020-09-02: Today I am grateful for online Pilates classes 😅. I am looking forward to picking up my 🐟 share from …

2020-09-01: Thrilled to have been the subject of Micro Monday this week 86: Lisa Sieverts (@agilelisa): …

2020-09-01: Finished reading: Deacon King Kong by James McBride 📚

2020-09-01: Currently reading: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield 📚

2020-08-29: Woo hoo! Just did my first “run” in the None to Run plan. It’s mostly walking with a few 30 second …

2020-08-27: After not running for 35 years, I’d like to start. I bought good shoes and am planning to do …

2020-08-24: frosty #mbaug The pile of snow at the end of the winter of 2018 📷

2020-08-20: I fell off the “no Facebook in August ” wagon this morning. Ouch! But now I’m back …

2020-08-20: Time for a change to make more space in the office so I put this bookcase out on the front lawn. It …

2020-08-19: This night-blooming cereus looks like a bow made from ribbons #mbaug 📷

2020-08-18: Copied from @macgreg: Congratulations RelayFM on your 6th Anniversary! 🎉 Kudos to founders @imyke …

2020-08-18: Currently reading: 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster 📚

2020-08-18: Finished reading: The Book of Salt by Monique Truong 📚

2020-08-18: Each phlox looks like a grid to me #mbaug 📷

2020-08-17: For Micro Monday, I recommend @gannonnordberg as their photos are beautiful and they also post …

2020-08-17: This is the same cat that emptied my clothes drawer out onto the floor, in a cuddly mood. #mbaug 📷 🐱

2020-08-17: Want to read: 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster 📚

2020-08-16: This flying poem is not stationary #mbaug 📷

2020-08-16: Currently reading: Deacon King Kong by James McBride 📚

2020-08-16: Finished reading: Among Others by Jo Walton 📚

2020-08-16: I’ve already talked about how much I love this album by Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn. On the …

2020-08-15: I’m going to call this a silhouette even though it looks more like an impressionist painting. It’s …

2020-08-14: I was sad to bid farewell to these ski boots as there were among the best I’d ever had. I …

2020-08-13: filter just a bit, it was about this color anyway #mbaug 📷

2020-08-12: sound #mbaug from an exhibit about Traditional Music and Dance in NH, this case honored Bob …

2020-08-12: Currently reading: The Book of Salt by Monique Truong 📚

2020-08-12: Finished reading: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen 📚

2020-08-11: Me, a long time ago, with my transport next my friend’s vehicle. #mbaug 📷

2020-08-11: Currently reading: Teaching What You Don’t Know by Therese Huston 📚

2020-08-10: Window #mbaug 📷 I am grateful for my indoor plants and the outdoor trees.

2020-08-09: It’s been over a week since I last looked at Facebook. The dragon that sucked hours from my …

2020-08-08: I made chocolate ice cream and it’s so dark! Good, though. Black and white #mbaug 📷

2020-08-06: The mountain bisected by clouds. #mbaug

2020-08-06: Hey, anyone know the answer to this question? If I am setting up Keynote for a presentation to be …

2020-08-06: Currently reading: Humanocracy: Creating Organizations as Amazing as the People Inside Them by Gary …

2020-08-05: Flow #mbaug

2020-08-05: Currently reading: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen 📚

2020-08-04: Finished reading: Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik 📚

2020-08-04: Peace #mbaug 📷

2020-08-03: Bug OK, technically not a bug. #mbaug 📷

2020-08-03: I’m in Day 3 of no Facebook. Trying to stay off of it for the entire month of August. …

2020-08-02: Currently reading: Among Others by Jo Walton 📚

2020-08-02: Finished reading: Normal People by Sally Rooney 📚

2020-08-02: Floating #mbaug 📷

2020-08-01: Up #mbaug 📷

2020-07-31: Loving the new album Alambari from DakhaBrakha. Ukrainian-based world music. Funky, jazzy, fun! …

2020-07-28: I need to grab mailing addresses from a set of web pages that look like this. I assume Python is the …

2020-07-26: Finished reading: How Design Makes the World by Scott Berkun 📚

2020-07-26: Currently reading: From Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik 📚

2020-07-26: Finished reading: The Wrong Side of Paris by Honoré de Balzac 📚

2020-07-26: Sourdough buckwheat waffles this morning with our own raspberries and bacon from a neighbor’s farm 🍞

2020-07-24: Currently reading: Normal People by Sally Rooney 📚

2020-07-24: Internet outage all day. And yet, I was wildly productive. Finished reading Small Teaching, took a …

2020-07-24: Finished reading: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern 📚

2020-07-24: Finished reading: Small Teaching by James M. Lang 📚

2020-07-22: Day 8 of the Ten Day Accessibility Challenge was especially useful, on the topic of using Complex …

2020-07-22: The website Conferences that Work has been rocking it lately with regard to how to facilitate great …

2020-07-21: Currently reading: Small Teaching by James M. Lang 📚

2020-07-21: Currently reading: Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury 📚

2020-07-20: I am grateful for the ability to skip a workout day, knowing I can catch up tomorrow. I am looking …

2020-07-20: Finished reading: The Power of Ritual 📚

2020-07-20: Finished reading: Two in the Far North 📚

2020-07-18: Good morning, sourdough crumpets🍞

2020-07-18: My view on the morning walk to the lake 📸

2020-07-17: This is a happy day! Keynote finally supports “Play Slideshow in Window” which will be a …

2020-07-17: Currently reading: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern 📚

2020-07-17: Currently reading: Two in the Far North by Margaret E. Murie 📚

2020-07-17: As an online instructor, I’m excited to find and attend the “10 day Accessibility …

2020-07-14: And I put iPadOs 14 on the iPad Mini. It was a completely seamless installation and so far …

2020-07-14: Looks great @mistercharlie Your new site is beautiful! And I’m trying out embed to see what it looks like: I’m going …

2020-07-14: Today I am grateful that somehow in this pandemic I have managed to develop a healthy and regular …

2020-07-13: Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn I LOVE this album, have already listened to it many times. It gives me …

2020-07-13: Doing yoga via Zoom has become normal. I’m happy that I bought my iMac with a VESA mount so …

2020-07-02: No, really, I’m not kidding, it’s time to get my taxes done! The reprieve in April was …

2020-07-01: I excited to hear about how well the Apple betas are going (so far) this year. I’ll hold off …

2020-06-04: Did you know Scott Berkun has written a new book? How Design Makes the World It’s next on my To Read …

2020-06-01: Fantastic video on teaching online. Geared toward higher ed but there are nuggets here for all: …

2020-05-25: Closing your Apple Watch Stand Ring Every Day I used to fail to close my Stand Ring all the time, …

2020-05-22: Finished teaching my course yesterday. Seems like just yesterday that I was counting down to the …

2020-05-10: I just spoke to a friend from high school. We hadn’t been in touch for over 40 years. It was a …

2020-05-08: Teachers, how many of you get to the end of your course and find yourself wanting to completely …

2020-05-08: Also on team sourdough

2020-04-30: Hey, it’s almost May and I’m almost done teaching for the year. One more webinar …

2020-04-29: Today I’m grateful for a day of sunshine. It’s still late winter in New Hampshire. Snow …

2020-04-18: I feel very lucky to have more work in this time of coronavirus than I had before. But …

2020-03-28: I’m grateful for paid work. My main gig disappeared and then came back in a different form. My …

2020-03-16: Moving coursework online I teach online a lot. I’m good at it. But I’ve just been tasked with moving a highly …

2020-02-03: Grateful that my teaching day 1 of 4-day PMP training is complete, and truly looking forward to …

2020-01-22: Normally, I avoid conspiracy theories. But I find myself saying “I think Trump had Jamal Khashoggi …

2020-01-18: Grateful to my last year’s self who left really good notes about how to run the first webinar for my …

2020-01-16: Last day of PMP Prep teaching. Grateful for a focused and interested group of students, looking …

2020-01-12: Sleeping in a hotel, getting ready to teach a project management workshop for the next 4 days. …

2020-01-11: So today I’m grateful for neighbors with extra salmon and I’m looking forward to an easy drive to …

2020-01-11: That nice feeling when the neighbor calls and says “we just cooked salmon for Alouette and now she …

2020-01-10: Sad about dropping my brother off at the airport but happy that we had three fine days skiing …

2020-01-08: Fun ski day with my brother. Grateful to dad who put us on skis 50+ years ago. Then we watched The …

2020-01-06: Fought my way through a new Earned Value example. Even though I’m agileLisa, I teach PMP prep …

2020-01-05: Sunday workday. The only difference from a Monday was that I slept late. It’s all worth it though, …

2020-01-05: Up late with the local contra dance. But I gave my notice that I want to stop being the dance …

2020-01-03: Reading in January 2020 📚 Westside by W.M. Akers

2020-01-03: Today was the day I figured out I don’t have a spare moment until February. The good news is that …

2020-01-02: No work, all play today. Skiing on a beautiful blue sky day. One of the perks of self-employment.

2020-01-01: Counting down to Teaching: T - 28 days Hello, world, again. I’d like to actually write in micro.blog this year. January 1 seems as good a …

2019-01-30: Preparing to Teach: T Minus ZERO It’s 8 PM and I finished teaching our first webinar about 50 minutes ago. There were 32 students …

2019-01-28: Preparing to Teach: T Minus 2 As of today, my Canvas course is open to students. I’ve published the first two assignments: their …

2019-01-17: Preparing to Teach: T Minus 13 Yesterday, I opened up my Canvas site to registered students and I sent an email to all 32 of them …

2019-01-11: Preparing to Teach: T Minus 20 Today I received a good reminder that it’s always good to do testing in advance. My online courses …

2019-01-07: Preparing to Teach: T Minus 24 I attended a webinar from our Educational Technology group last week. The topic was “Getting …

2019-01-04: Preparing to Teach: T Minus 27 Didn’t get any course preparation done today. Started off with a useful and interesting gathering of …

2019-01-03: Preparing to Teach: T Minus 28 Yesterday I worked from the end of the course toward the middle. Today I worked from the beginning …

2019-01-02: Preparing to Teach: T Minus 29 My course has one additional webinar this year, so today I focused on refreshing my memory about all …

2019-01-01: Preparing to Teach: T Minus 30 Yes, I have a New Years Resolution to write and publish to micro.blog on each weekday in January. …

2018-10-17: How do folks figure out what to write about? I’m thinking about making my NaNoWriMo project be …

2018-08-21: Currently reading: Accelerate by Forsgren, Kim, Humble 📚

2018-08-21: Course Prep Thinking about planning out my Agile class. This is year 4 for me at this school, so it’s time for …

2018-08-20: Morning walk yesterday #nofilter. Loving these end of summer days in New England. 📷

2018-07-31: Thinking about writing, speaking, and money I was a guest on a podcast yesterday. Listening to it today, I am pleasantly surprised at how cogent …

2018-07-19: Hanging out in Vermont 📷

2018-06-29: View from the train while passing NYC 📷

2018-06-22: That New York mix of old and new at St. Patrick’s 📷

2018-06-21: Seated at the show no one has heard of: Molasses in January. It’s about the Great Molasses …

2018-06-21: Eclair on my NYC day 📷

2018-06-21: A day in NYC! This country mouse is looking forward to a day of eating well, gawking at skyscrapers, …

2018-06-10: Breakfast at Blue State Coffee. I’m in Boston for a Project Management Institute gathering for …

2018-06-01: I love the @dcpace posts. It must be the project manager in me. What an amazing project.

2018-05-16: A Red Eft Seen On The Morning Walk 📷

2018-05-11: Atmospheric and foggy walk the other day 📷

2018-05-11: First post, second micro.blog. Decided I like this enough to pay for it. I’ll keep playing around …