In August 1999 I was blogging about Poohsticks Bridge, penmanship, Archimedes, and ebooks

In August 1999, I was blogging about Conservation efforts at Poohsticks Bridge A Penmanship camp in Philadelphia Recovering the only…

What is Technical Writing?

I noticed an uptick in traffic to an older page, "Technical Writing: What Is It?" So I touched it up…

Take my feedback if you want to pass.

I won't be so assertive in the first week of class, but I created this meme out of frustration that…

Where Silence Has Lease (TNG Rewatch: Season 2, Episode 2)

Rewatching Star Trek: The Next Generation after a 20-year break. The Enterprise spends a lot of time in a budget-saving…

The girl’s first day on set filming for “The First Day of Summer”

Carolyn plays a teenager who’s outside the “in” group that’s stalked by a killer. She has some action sequences that…

The Child (TNG Rewatch: Season 2, Episode 1)

Rewatching Star Trek: The Next Generation after a 20-year break. As s science fiction story, this was an interesting premise…

Unplugging for a Few Hours at Spruce Flats Bog

Visited a bog created when loggers cleared part of a forest. Laurel Summit State Park.

The Case for Slow Journalism: When to Unplug from the Endless News Cycle

Often when I see people in my social media feed criticizing "the media," they are unfairly blaming journalists for how…

The first ever photograph of light as both a particle and wave

There's so much I don't know! When teaching rhetoric, I often use "Is light a wave, or is it a…

New data on the first three jobs held by graduates of six popular majors

“There is an enormous part of the economy hungry for graduates with skills in analysis and communication -- skills students…

Fast-paced, articulate cast shines in Viking-themed Othello

I saw my first Food for Groundlings show this weekend. It won't be my last. I see a lot of…

Is this why oldsters love nostalgia?

I'm 50. I'm in my office casually sharpening my CGI skills, and I get a huge rush when tweets mention…

Finland is Winning the War on Fake News

This is story is from May, but it's very relevant. Standing in front of the classroom at Espoo Adult Education…

Branding Essentials for the English Major: 4 Examples of How to Re-package Your Skills for Employers

It seems every week some “expert” publishes an article lamenting on the fact that if college students want to ensure…

Interior Detail of Steampunk Convertible Gazebo

Spent much of Tuesday wrestling with code to display messages like "Press E to Open" and connecting them to animations.…