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A random collection of rants, reviews, and miscellaneous thoughts on everything from instructional technology to local restaurants.
The weather forecast for our area calls for snow – as much as five inches of it in our area.Â Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your point of view), it looks like most of it is going north of us.Â With our weather patterns, if it doesn’t come up from the Gulf and Atlanta, it [...]
I think this is why the name “Random Connections” is so appropriate for this blog. Two seemingly unrelated events come together to form a semi-coherent thesis, and for some reason I feel compelled to write about it. Here’s what happened… Last Thursday Laura was in the mood for a French Dip sandwich. We were amazed [...]
In 1991-92 we moved to Tucson, AZ for a year. Laura was on sabbatical from Furman, doing research at the University of Arizona, and I spent the year wandering in the desert – quite literally. I would drop Laura off at the lab, then go find a canyon to climb or arroyo to explore. On [...]
A couple of weeks ago Houston celebrated his 60th birthday. We wanted to hold a surprise birthday party for him, and he provided us the perfect opportunity this weekend. Houston suggested that he come up to visit, and we could head out for one of our photo treks. What he didn’t realize was that while [...]