Web Wednesday: (Literally)

Posted Sep 28 2011

On Saturdays, I often hike with my friend, Pauline, and my dogs at Charleston Falls. It’s an ever-changing landscape, and never more interesting than on foggy days, when the beauty and complexity of the spiders’ webs becomes visible. Some are like cups The spider who spun this one was a real dare-devil. I can just […]

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Please, Mr. Postman

Posted Sep 20 2011

On Sunday I realized my my daughter-out-law’s (she’d be my daughter-in-law, but in Ohio we don’t allow that) birthday is Thursday. None of the cards in my current inventory were appropriate (because she wants to be neither a pirate nor a princess, for some reason), so I picked one up at the college bookstore on […]

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In Honor of My New Grand-Nephews

Posted Sep 14 2011

Aiden and Spenser who were born yesterday, I’d like to offer this guest post on sign language for babies, provided by Mey Lau. BSL translates baby talk and bridges generational gaps The benefits of baby sign language may start with baby, but they reach to all the extended family! Learning to communicate with a child, […]

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On Privacy and the Public Employee

Posted Sep 5 2011

A couple of weeks ago, my local paper, the Dayton Daily News, did a story on what area college presidents earn. As an adjunct to the story, they published a link to an earnings search website. On this site, you can enter part or all of someone’s name, their position and the college they work […]

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