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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 …