Tag Archives: technology

Indulgence To Ward Off the Blahs

I had an okay day.  I taught some students.  I got some paperless paperwork done.  I knocked a couple of things off of my to do list.  I talked to my girlfriend.  I watched some cool “maker” videos on YouTube.  … Continue reading

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The Future is Coming

As I get over the hump in another week of online teaching, I have had some time to reflect and wonder what will come of all this.  I don’t mean the virus and the impact prolonged social distancing will have.  … Continue reading

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Catching a Surprise Moment

I would be lying if I called working from home Today’s Perfect Moment.  Sure, I got to wake up later than usual.  I got to drink my coffee like it was Saturday morning and not the rush of a typical … Continue reading

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Some Venting

It is hard to write about Perfect Moments when I am somewhat cooped up at home.  After returning from Colombia, it seems that work wanted me to spend another week in self imposed isolation.  I get it.  However, since all … Continue reading

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Proving that I am Lucky

In trying to think more positively, I have also adopted an “I am lucky” mantra/attitude. It is usually very easy to moan and complain that you are unlucky, or that you never win anything.  I used to be one of … Continue reading

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A Picture of the Bell

In my rush to get my post about the bell out, I forgot to put a picture of the thing on the bike.  Seeing it in the package probably isn’t good enough.  I am generally happy with it.  I won’t really … Continue reading

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So, I was looking at yarn….

Here’s a line I never thought I would write. I was looking at yarn in a store, wondering just exactly what sock yarn might be. You see, my sister-in-law is a knitter (perhaps knitter extraordinaire–but since she reads this blog … Continue reading

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A Tech Win

I am not a luddite. I have a blog, an Instagram, even Facebook.  At work, I use a smart board and we have interactive textbooks.  I use tech pretty much every day.  The thing is, I am not great at … Continue reading

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Helping a Senior Netizen

Today’s Perfect Moment is helping my Mom overcome a technical hurdle. Her internet wasn’t working and through dogged perseverance, I was able to make it work again.  Facebook is once again accessible for a senior netizen. In my fantasy world, … Continue reading

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Technology is great until it fails you…. or you fail it.

We live in an amazing world. We live in a world in which a normal clock radio knows when to change the time back from daylight savings time and does it without any prompting by the owner.  If only the … Continue reading

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