Monthly Archives: December 2006

XMAS HOMEYSCHOOL STYLE

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PLAYING IN THE LIBRARY

from The Shifted Librarian. Hot Books is a game designed to bring life back into libraries by forcing players to explore, discover and share the deserted and unexplored spaces that make up a library. See also: Jane McGonigal’s Avant-Game Hot … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: By the Book

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IRRESISTIBLE

I’m always on the lookout for stuff that makes the connection between fun, feeling good, and anything that goes better with feeling better. (Of course I do work for a maven (and innovator) of positive psychology in the organizational behavior … Continue reading

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FRIENDLY OLD HOUSE

Took this picture during vacation. Canon Powershot A62; auto-iPhoto sepia. click for large version

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BE SURE NOT TO LOOK PEOPLE IN THE EYE TOO

From The Philosopher’s Magazine, by way of Dassh:A Day in the Integral Life 12 surefire techniques – I’ve excerpted the note at the end. Tips for the Top; How to Be a Philosopher Note Naturally, these techniques are not recommended … Continue reading

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QUOTE-EPICTETUS

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” -Epictetus

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A STARTING POINT

“You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, disbelief. Free your mind.” Morpheus (The Matrix) Creating a mastermind is one of the fastest ways to get what you want. Our world is too complex to achieve much of … Continue reading

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URBAN VELOCITY

Where The Sidewalk Ends Behavioral psychology’s unexpected lesson for urban design (Linda Baker) [excerpts] “The idea of this street is that it’s designed like a public square but it’s open to traffic,” said Ellen Vanderslice, a project manager for the … Continue reading

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BLUE UNCONSCIOUS

(A brief note about my on-and-off again efforts as a naive painter. First, my best piece, a collage made in 1998, is lost somewhere amongst my stuff. I held onto only six pieces (of fifty or so) painted between 1992 … Continue reading

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ZEITGEIST

With exquisite timing, Google today released its year-end Zeitgeist report, revealing “our collective consciousness” as expressed through our searches. The list of our top-ten news searches of the year provides a delightful preview of what we can expect when those … Continue reading

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UP UP AND AWAY

Wouldn’t you like to ride in my beautiful balloon Wouldn’t you like to ride in my beautiful balloon We could float among the stars together, you and I For we can fly we can fly Up, up and away My … Continue reading

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A LIFE’S MONK

A friend of mine recently afforded me the opportunity to do a project. He loaned me the compact disc set of Thelonious Monk’s London Sessions, (that I’ve long owned on LP,) and I compiled two CDs from the three discs. … Continue reading

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