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Fear in Relation to the Supernatural

I’ve been trying to write a substantial piece of work for almost a week now, yet I can never seem to get past three hundred words before shutting off the computer to go and play something. 1,188 more words

Killing Monsters

Tech Review: Synergyse

Our district technology e-coach is counting down the days til her maternity leave (congrats Alisha!) and in the meantime, life must go on at the 22 schools she lovingly provides excellent tech support.   206 more words

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How to Get Your Annotations Out of a Kindle Ebook

One of the things I love about reading ebooks is that I can so easily highlight sections and make notes in the margins, without having to scrounge around for a pencil or have my hand cramp trying to draw a straight line on a curved page while lying in bed. 165 more words

Help For Students

The Adagio of my Life

Having just turned the page to a new chapter of my life this past Monday, I can ruminate on new adventures ahead. I handed over the baton to my successor and trust my students will be in good hands. 674 more words


Writing tools: the high-tech, the low-tech, and the unnecessary

[Standard warning: There are no animated GIFs in this post. Not even one of Oprah.]

Stephen King talks about a sort of writer’s toolbox in his book  1,417 more words


Kershaw Ken Onion Rainbow Leek Folding Knife with Speed Safe

Tools of the Trade:

Yesterday while visiting my son on the campus of his university, he mentioned to me that most of the students he has met carry at least a pocket knife at all times.  60 more words

Alisha Ketter

10 martini garnish must haves

Lemon twist or olive? It’s a time-honored bar debate. There’s no wrong answer: ideally, a garnish adds pleasing aromatics and a touch of flavor to the otherwise austere martini glass. 60 more words