…to make short order of any resolutions you try to make. Since I posted yesterday, people (on and off this blog) have tried to: encourage me to RUN. Good gravy, can’t a person quit a bad habit? What if I were trying to quit smoking? Or biting my nails? No one would say, “Oh, I… Continue reading leave it to your loved ones…
Geeky Mom posts today about what she’s given up to dissertate. Her list looks A LOT like what mine would look like. Laundry, and virtually all major house cleaning projects. Social stuff. I’m NOT inviting anyone over to my house this winter. NO ONE. I love you all very much, but I’m not having any… Continue reading things I’ve let go
Running Jayhawk has her marathon story up from Chicago (last weekend?). The best line? “Your feet are hurting because you are kicking so much ass.” That one’s for Runningburro.
Yoga Today is a newish (June 06 launch) site that offers free one-hour yoga classes that you can subscribe to like a podcast (if you’re using iTunes). If you are on a PC, you have to have download a program I’m not familiar with, I’M (Instant Media), that seems to want to work like iTunes… Continue reading new (to me) free yoga podcast
I would commit to this (a challenge to blog once every day in November), fussy’s take on nanowrimo (the challenge to write a novel, I think, during the month of November). I may or may not be able to actually blog something substantial every day here at academom, however, I am going to take the… Continue reading oh, my bloglines will be full of bold
OK, I need to figure out a way to get here. The event will be a two day exploration of two burgeoning areas of social software: folksonomy and social networking websites. Drs. David Weinberger (Cluetrain, Small Pieces Loosely Joined), Nicole Ellison (MSU) and Cliff Lampe (MSU) will be featured attendees. Dang. I really should try… Continue reading social software symposium
I am in the second floor lounge of our student center, running mid-term conferences. It is 70 degrees out, the sun is blasting through these south-facing windows, and I am yearning for a nice walk in the out-of-doors. However, my students are smart and bright and sunny, they’re enjoying this crazy goose-chase of an analysis… Continue reading it’s. not. fair.